Engagement Executive, Engage Technology Partners
Dec 5, 2019

Objecting IR35

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 appeal to their decision. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) The first step of appeal is via HMRC’s ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ (ADR) service where the case will be independently heard by another …

Dec 5, 2019

So what has actually changed? IR35 reform in 2017 and 2020

Despite IR35s inception nearly two decades ago with the aim of preventing ‘disguised employment’, the Government still believes contractors continue to abuse the system – to the extent where they believe just one in ten contractors who ought to be operating inside IR35 actually are. Since 2017, in the public sector, the client became responsible …

Dec 5, 2019

Inside or Outside IR35

  In this article we will review the implications of IR35, what it means to be inside, outside.   What does this mean? If HMRC finds that you have been working on a self-employed basis, described as ‘outside IR35’, when, in actual fact, the service you provide your client reflects that of employment, described as …

Oct 31, 2019

UK Recruitment Industry Insights (Infographic)

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 alone, recruitment start-ups were registered at Companies House at a rate of 884 companies per month. Engage has compiled some interesting data around it.

Mar 7, 2019

Gig management processes: let’s cut the wastage

Contingent staffing and workers in the gig economy are an increasingly vital part of the global workforce. In fact, according to the Association of Independent Workers and the Self-Employed (IPSE),  an estimated 4.8 million people in the UK are self-employed, contributing a staggering £217billion to the economy in 2017 alone. And this trend has long …