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Latest Coronavirus advice for Employers and Employees, from ACAS.

As we’re now expecting more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the coming days and weeks we thought you might appreciate seeing this guidance for both Employers and Employees, from ACAS. https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus  

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IR35 Final Review & Conclusion

  Yesterday’s final IR35 Review and Conclusion confirms it kicks off from 6 April 2020, but with a ‘light touch’ for the first year. (i.e. no penalties unless for “deliberate non-compliance”)   Other key points to note: They consider the CEST tool to be fit for purpose and constitutes ‘reasonable care’, so can be used […]

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HMRC update their CEST tool for Contractors

HMRC have refined their online ‘Check Employment Status for Tax’ tool this week, in preparation for the private sector IR35 reforms in April, adding/updating about 30-40 questions. However, many experts remain concerned that it still doesn’t accurately reflect recent test cases, questioning whether it’s truly fit for purpose.

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Mental Health Tips for Contractors

As we approach the end of Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, we’ve been reflecting on how work can be a contributing factor to mental health issues, especially for our freelance contractor community. Most of us spend more time at work than with our families, so work-related stressors are a major cause of mental […]

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Recruitment and Employment Confederation Compliance Test – 100% Once Again

For the 8th year running, we are proud to have again scored 100% on the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s Compliance Test. The test covers “key industry legislation and in particular the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations, and the REC Code of Professional Practice”, going beyond statutory legal requirements.

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Celebrating 30 Years of the World Wide Web

As the internet turns 30 we salute Tim Berners-Lee – not only for what he achieved all those years ago but also for what he is yet to do, in returning the internet to “a free, open, creative space — for everyone”. Read more here.

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International Women’s Day 2019

Happy International Women’s Day 2019 from all of us at Technology Resourcing.   This years’ theme, a Balanced World is a Better World, holds true. We still have a way to go within the STEM fields, where there is a noticed gender disparity. Last year, according to the WISE campaign, only 22% of the workforce […]

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Monthly Guildford Silicon Drinkabout

For all those involved in the tech world in Guildford, we hope to see you all at the monthly Silicon Drinkabout tomorrow night, the 7th of March 2019, kicking off from 6.30pm. In celebration of International Women’s Day, it’s being hosted in a special location: Guildford’s very own Speakeasy Bar, the Tudor Antiques.

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Christmas Payroll Deadlines & Opening Hours job

Payroll deadlines: With the Christmas and New Year’s approaching and the accompanying bank closures, we have amended our timesheet deadline. For your timesheet for the week ending the 23rd of December, please ensure your timesheet is approved no later than 10am, Friday 21st of December, so as to receive payment on the 28th of December […]

Highways England announces £8.7bn of contract awards

Highways England today revealed the 13 contractors who have won a total of £8.7bn of contracts, spread across 18 work packages. The list is headed by Balfour Beatty, Costain, Galliford Try, Taylor Woodrow, Skanksa, Bam Nuttall & Kier who share the largest packages of work – Lots 4-8, where each work package exceeds £100m.

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