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The Loyalty Cost

After reading an article which painted people taking a new role as receiving a disloyalty bonus; we launched the latest Arras People survey to gain an insight into what is happening in the UK market for Project Management practitioners. The survey which was open during September 2018 attracted 500 responses and they have now been …

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Presenting Your Value in the Project Management Jobs Market

Recruitment in the project management market in mid-2018 finds itself in between times: the recessionary economy of post-2008 and an emerging state of recovery. The relatively high availability of people during recessionary periods means employers don’t have to try too hard to attract new workers; the ability to be choosy means many look for a …

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Capitalising on a “Disloyalty Bonus”

Reading a piece in the Times newspaper recently, I was intrigued to see the following statement regarding workers who are switching roles in the current economic climate. Workers who switch jobs are capitalising on a “disloyalty bonus” as their colleagues who stay put see little growth. The statement was linked to a piece from The …

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HMRC to Clamp Down on Freelance “Non-Repayable Loans!”

Whilst many contractors and employers are currently worrying about the impact and implications of changes to the Off-Payroll Worker legislation (IR35) there is another group of freelancers who are dealing with the fall-out from being remunerated through “non-repayable loans” from an umbrella company. Under the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017, introduced by HMG in the …

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