Is IR35 hitting public sector hiring?

Changes to IR35 tax law are causing contract and freelance staff to quit, whilst putting off new hires, delaying “the vast majority” of UK Government IT projects – The Register reports. This is the conclusion that Contractor Calculator drew from their recent survey of IT freelancers. Their results found that almost four in five (79%)

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Growth slows in UK services sector

Growth in the UK services sector slowed to its lowest pace in nearly a year last month, according to a survey. The IHS Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for August dropped to 53.2 from 53.8 in July. A figure above 50 indicates expansion. Rising costs for fuel, staff and imported goods led to companies raising their

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