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  • IR35 coming to the private sector in 2020

    / 6 December /
    Due to changes introduced in the Autumn Budget, from autumn 2020, off-payroll working rules which have only been applicable to the public sector will be also implemented in the private sector as well. What this means, is that the end client (hiring manager) of a worker will now be in the position
  • Autumn Budget 2018

    / 30 October /
    By far and away the biggest announcement impacting the UK’s flexible workforce in today’s Budget is the Government’s decision to roll out changes to IR35 in the private sector in April 2020 but only where services are provided to a medium or large business (definition yet to be
  • How the industry can salvage the aftermath of the Post- Brexit Talent Crisis

    / 23 August /
    Twelve months have passed since the UK took the bold step to cease being a member of the EU. Also, the EU has around nine months to rally the final terms of their exit. However, recruiters are eagerly awaiting the final conditions of the Brexit deal to be finalised before they find out just how
  • Mirroring England’s Young World Cup Team in Engineering

    / 19 July /
    Alas, the cup didn’t come home. However, it's wasn't all doom and gloom as 4th placed England at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia, were not initially expected to perform wonders. However, in the course of the tournament, the belief grew, and hopes were raised. Gareth

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  • New Barhale / Doosan JV secures double award

    / 2 August /
    The joint venture, which brings together two of the UK’s leading water sector specialist contractors, will undertake infrastructure and non-infrastructure capital projects through the framework including, in the case of Lot 2, civils-led and, under Lot 3, MEICA-led work. Severn Trent, which
  • Thames Water gets ready to tender £2.6bn AMP7 construction work contracts

    / 24 June /
    Thames' draft AMP7 plan includes a number of complex projects, significant programmes and anticipates a potential increased volume in maintenance activity in response to changing customer and stakeholder needs, population growth and a changing environment. Thames has set out details of the proposed
  • MWH Treatment wins Severn Trent AMP7 framework contracts

    / 25 June /
    We are pleased to hear that our client water sector specialist MWH Treatment has been awarded a place on Severn Trent’s AMP7. The agreement extends an existing 20-year relationship and MWH Treatment (MWHT) will develop and deliver a share of the £2 billion capital works programme,