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Is IR35 the new ‘red flag law’?

Ever heard of the 19th century law that required drivers to have someone walk in front of their cars, waving a red flag? We kid you not! And there’s one modern day law that may end up being just as restrictive - IR35.

4 ways a Freelancer Management System can help young firms grow

For any young startup, the first couple of years of business are crucial. The one-time task of setting up an FMS can drive massive cost efficiencies in the long run.

7 Steps to Get Stakeholder Buy-in For a Freelancer Management System

You know you need a Freelancer Management System (FMS) to manage your fluid team – but how do you get buy-in from the rest of the business?

A Freelancer’s Short Guide to Managing IR35

Get yourself acquainted or re-acquainted with IR35 to make sure you either stay outside of it, or know you’re within the rules so that your income is taxed correctly.

GDPR Compliance When Working With Freelancers

If you’re dealing with freelancers based in the EU, you need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Here's an overview of the law and how it relates to Freelancer data.

Preparing for IR35: What Organisations can Learn from the Public Sector

The off-payroll rules (aka IR35) came into effect for the public sector in April 2017. Ever since that date, it’s been down to the client to determine whether their contractors or freelancers are working within the rules.

The Benefits of Freelancer Platforms vs Outsourcing Agencies

Traditional HR departments are used to dealing with employees. The whole structure, strategy, processes and procedures are set up for this.

How Do You Manage a Team You've Never Met? (And Probably Never Will)

With the trend towards remote working – even for full-time employees – businesses are being forced to think differently about their working practices. This requires a change in attitude but it’s one worth adopting, given that happier staff lead to a happy work environment.

7 Steps to a Successful Freelancer Management System Implementation

With the green light given from the business for a Freelancer Management System (FMS), you’ll want to prepare for the implementation and adoption phase.