Time for Action – Off-Payroll Working April 2020 is Coming!

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Whilst I feel it is hard to imagine that any contractor or employer is not aware of the Off-Payroll Working (IR35) changes that are due to be implemented on the 6th April 2020, recognising and acting on the window of change is quite a different matter. As I write we are 21 working weeks (taking …

Project Management CV Writing – Keyword Bingo

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At Arras People one of the key challenges practitioners ask us about is how best to get past the CV sifting stage of the application process. As an applicant, you have to think of it like a game of keyword bingo. You know the one? When you make a list of keywords and phrases and …

Is AI the Key to Reducing the UK’s Working Hours?

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On Linkedin recently I have been seeing a lot of people talking about how we can reduce the number of hours that we work, with the idea being that a reduction of hours and more free time will lead to us being happier and healthier and therefore increasing productivity when we are working. Some of …

Project Management Q&A: Getting the Best Day Rate

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As a Project Management Contractor, what steps can I take to help me maximise my day rate? As a professional you should always have an idea of what you are worth in the current market if you are going to be effective in tracking down and securing the right kind of opportunities. Having a clear …