Amidst the pandemic changing the very nature of the working world, Microsoft says the workplace is on the cusp of disruption. Microsoft’s ...

Apr 10, 2021
HR, Insights, Recruitment

Countryside Q&A With Viki Deal

Below is a transcript of an interview between Vicki Deal, Group Recruitment Lead, Countryside Properties UK Plc and Ben Wardleworth, Busines...

Mar 26, 2021

The end is almost in sight. No.10 have officially announced their roadmap to return the UK to some sense of normality (fingers crossed for J...

Mar 3, 2021

Forecasting 2021 hiring trends is a bit of a challenge given all of the unknowns in the economy and with the pandemic. That said, with vacci...

Mar 3, 2021

On December 31, 2020, free movement with the European Union ended and the UK has since introduced a points-based immigration system. Accordi...

Mar 3, 2021

Engage Tech is proud to announce the appointment of its new product manager, Ramzi Berrima. Ramzi will be responsible for scaling up Enga...

Mar 3, 2021

Will the off-payroll tax changes leave millions of contractors unfairly short-changed this April?

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5 minute read IR35; HMRC's controve...

Dec 8, 2020

In these unfamiliar times, there are a wide variety of factors that can influence the wellbeing of your staff, so it’s important that you ...

Nov 9, 2020

Establish a crisis communication team In times of unprecedented change, organisations need to be able to communicate with both their cus...

Nov 9, 2020

When a series of experts state that this second lockdown is “going to be bad” in response to a question about the likely impact, the sta...

Nov 9, 2020

In Construction HM Revenue & Customs have taken steps to warn businesses to prepare for the controversial changes to off-payroll work...

Oct 21, 2020

Howard Hughes, ENGAGE's CEO and Co-Founder looks at How Covid 19 has accelerated digital transformation in the recruitment industry Histor...

Oct 7, 2020

The impact of COVID 19 on businesses is far-reaching and we will likely only see its true impact in the months and years to come, not to for...

Sep 30, 2020

Freezing screens. Someone's weird echo. A dozen eyes staring. Daily meetings, one-on-one meetings, and then, when you’re finally done with ...

Sep 30, 2020

The pandemic has been a time of massive change for many companies. Some leaders speculate that it may also be the cause for the largest adju...

Sep 30, 2020

IR35 changes: MPs vote against delaying new HMRC rules to the dismay of campaigners

Contractors and campaigners alike have been dealt with ...

Jul 27, 2020
Insights, Recruitment

Dead Cat Bounce

Our CEO and founder Howard Hughes talks about future trends and development in the contingent workforce segment.   Where do you s...

Jul 9, 2020

As of this moment the government has postponed the tax reforms to payroll working (AKA IR35). The legislation has been delayed for the priva...

Jun 7, 2020

Whichever industry you reside in, maintaining a healthy work/life balance is essential. Especially in these challenging times where one can b...

Jun 7, 2020

As most of you would know, much has been made of covid19 and its effect on the 9 – 5 life. Thankfully innovation has afforded (most of) us...

Jun 7, 2020
Engage Light

  Many businesses are understandably dropping supply contracts in this crisis period.   I am writing to let you know this...

Mar 31, 2020

    Nesta - the innovation foundation - recently published a report in partnership with Pearson and the Oxford Martin School...

Jan 30, 2020

  Remember to KISS. Every day. It’s an ethos I was introduced to very early in my career. Keep it simple (stupid). Life tends to t...

Dec 13, 2019

  The proposed changes to IR35 will positively increase the PAYE tax yield for the UK Government. This does, however, place a firm f...

Dec 5, 2019

  If HMRC finds that you have been working on a self-employed basis, described as ‘outside IR35’, when, in actual fact, the serv...

Dec 5, 2019

  IR35 is a UK tax legislation introduced in 2000. IR35 is a complex tax legislation which is easily misunderstood by many and espec...

Dec 5, 2019

If you are identified as being caught within IR35 you do not necessarily have to take their ruling lying down. There are in-fact ways to app...

Dec 5, 2019

Despite IR35s inception nearly two decades ago with the aim of preventing ‘disguised employment’, the Government still believes contract...

Dec 5, 2019

  In this article we will review the implications of IR35, what it means to be inside, outside.  

What does this mean?

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Dec 5, 2019

The UK Recruitment industry is one of the most competitive in Europe. Since 2008 the industry has grown on average 27% per year. Last year a...

Oct 31, 2019

Contingent staffing and workers in the gig economy are an increasingly vital part of the global workforce. In fact, according to the Associa...

Mar 7, 2019

The freelance market has expanded rapidly in recent years drawn in by the flexibility of creating own schedules and skipping the 9-to-5 grin...

Dec 14, 2018

Engage Tech is calling recruiters to streamline their compliance checking and recordkeeping as a matter of urgency with Brexit and its poten...

Dec 13, 2018

Facilities management firms are turning to financial incentives to lure top contract talent as the Brexit vote drives EU citizens out of the...

Nov 22, 2018

  Integrating online identity verification into Engage’s SaaS recruitment platform streamlines time-consuming and manual verificat...

Nov 7, 2018

An all-inclusive approach is still needed in some areas of recruitment In the past decade, recruitment has moved away from the domination o...

Sep 19, 2018

Construction is behind the times when it comes to the successful integration of technology. While there has been some introduction of innova...

Sep 19, 2018

Following calls from the House of Lord’s Science and Technology Committee for the construction sector to avail itself of modern technolo...

Sep 19, 2018

New research has revealed the effect that the skills shortage within the construction industry is having on wages, with some roles seeing ho...

Sep 19, 2018

The Treasury/HMRC published a press release confirming the consultation on extension of public sector off-payroll rules to the private sector...

May 21, 2018

Fantastic write up in the Evening Standard today. Our CEO, Howard Hughes, talks about the inspiration for Engage and how momentum in both sa...

Mar 20, 2018

Paul Bolt Director SMB Cloud Services at  Microsoft UK and Non-Exec Director at Engage demonstrates the effect of digital disruption in a r...

Feb 20, 2018

Engage has appointed Ben Wardleworth as Business Development Director. Ben brings extensive business development experience from previous ro...

Feb 13, 2018

  Paul Bolt, Director of SMB for Microsoft UK, has joined the board of Engage Technology Partners as Non-Executive Director. Engage ...

Oct 3, 2017

There is plenty in the industry press at present about the impact of a tighter IR35 interpretation for Public Sector workers including the s...

Sep 11, 2017