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working in - or with - the recruitment industry

MSCs: Agents have little to fear from debt transfer

The Editor [News] 10:10 23/01/08
Recruitment agencies have little to fear either from the new MSC legislation or debt transfer provisions, providing they carry out reasonable due diligence on their contractors and end-user clients.

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MSCs; Audit could cost providers £100,000

The Editor [News] 10:27 16/11/07
A provisional plan by HRMC to introduce an audit standard for service providers, could land each of them with a £100,000 audit bill and may well fail to meet its objective, according to Barry Roback, Chief Executive of JSA, contractors' Chartered Accountant firm.

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MSCs: Choices for the contracting industry

The Editor [News] 10:21 05/09/07
Following HMRC's announcement that they were proposing to look at suppliers of services whom they felt were likely to be 'MSC Proviers', IR35 tax expert, John Hill, gives his view of how the contracting industry is moving forward and what decisions face agents and contractors.

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MSCs: Call for service providers to be accredited

The Editor [News] 10:16 05/09/07
Accountancy and umbrella service providers urgently need Government accreditation in order stop the flow of contractors working under illegal tax regimes and reassure recruitment agencies that they are not at financial risk if they steer their contractors towards HMRC-approved advisers, according to Barry Roback, Chief Executive of JSA, Chartered Accountants specialising in the contracts market.

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Lack of trust in agencies

The Editor [News] 10:20 30/08/07
Nearly three quarters of those in a survey felt they had been lied to when looking for work through an agency.

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Blackberry phenomenon pushes pay for IT staff

The Editor [News] 09:41 30/08/07
Demand for content for Blackberries and other 3G wireless devices has pushed pay for IT contractors in the telecoms sector up 16 per cent in the last 12 months, according to research from SkillsMarket/Association of Technology Staffing Companies (ATSCo).

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Agencies and the myths of debt transfer

Crawford Temple [News] 09:53 27/08/07
In December 2006 the Government announced its intention to tackle, what they believed was, non compliance in the contracting sector. As a result they introduced a new piece of legislation in The Finance Bill 2007, the Managed Service Company Legislation.

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ATSCo Charity Ball - Moulin Rouge style

The Editor [News] 09:00 24/08/07 | Comments: 1
Agency representative body, ATSCo, will hold its eighth Annual Charity Ball at Londonís Royal Lancaster Hotel on Friday 16 November.

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REC warns of payroll scam

The Editor [News] 09:05 23/08/07
Agency body, the Recruitment and Emplyment Confedartion (REC) has warned of a payroll scam operating which has affected some its of members in the Midlands.

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REC: Rights for temps could have negative impact

The Editor [News] 10:38 03/08/07
Agency body, the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has criticised moves by the trade unions to promote legislation to protect temporary workers.

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