Latest Blogs

  • contractor-tax-rules

    New contractor tax rules due April 2017 - how IR35 is changing in the public sector

    The intermediaries’ legislation (better known as IR35) introduced back in 2000 sought to end differences in the tax treatment of off-payroll workers – such as IT contractors – and a business’s directly-hired employees. The idea was that if contractors would have been taxed as employees had they been engaged directly, they should be treated for tax purposes as if they were employees of their client.

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 01/07/2016
    • 07:00
  • The effects of EU uncertainty

    Each quarter, Spring Technology’s Market Monitor gives you the inside track on the skill and staffing trends defining our industry. Focusing on demand by job type and region, the report delivers a detailed outlook of skills hot spots in your area and across the UK. 

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 28/05/2016
    • 07:00
  • Welcome to a new era of technology and telecommunication recruitment

    In the fast-moving, ever-evolving technology industry, being complacent isn’t an option. Like you, we’re always looking for ways to grow and improve, and this year we took a bold step: the bringing together of three successful businesses to form one recruitment powerhouse, with one vision, and one winning strategy.

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 04/04/2016
  • IT not just for boys

    IT, it’s not just for boys

    There is a stereotype that needs to be addressed; that the IT and Telecoms industry is ‘just for boys’. This misconception is putting off women from pursuing a career in an industry that is ultimately very female friendly. It is one of the biggest obstacles preventing many from embarking on what could be a rewarding career and something that we need to work hard to overcome.

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 17/01/2016
  • Recruiting IT talent

    Recruiting IT talent in a diverse, candidate-led market

    The way that people search for jobs is changing. The needs and desires of today’s job seekers are also changing; with advances in technology...

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    • Richard Protherough
    • 04/11/2015