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Private Sector IR35 Consultation Announced

Following their announcement in the Autumn Budget, the government have launched their consultation on tackling non-compliance with the off-payroll rules (IR35) in the private sector, which will run from 18/5/2018 to 10/08/2018.

Topics: umbrella companies

Special Announcement - Announcement of the Autumn Statement 2016

The Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond will present his Autumn Statement on the 23rd November 2016.

Orange Genie is delighted to announce it has achieved Investors in People Gold accreditation

To achieve accreditation to this level, Orange Genie was independently assessed against the Investors in People framework organised around the nine key indicators of high performance. Assessment is carried out using surveys, interviews, meetings and observation. The IiP assessor noted that “Orange Genie had faced significant challenges with a range of legislative changes” and that despite these “there is a very positive working culture and high levels of trust; it was very impressive to see they have maintained their high standards in business and people practices.” 

Topics: Investors In People

Brexit - An update from our Finance Director, Ross Baker

At this early stage, there is little detail on how an exit from the European Union will affect contractors in the UK, so it is business as usual. Orange Genie has remained politically neutral during the build up to the vote and will now embrace the decision and the consequences. 

Exit will not be instant, so in the short term, we expect little to change.

Business needs stability and now more than ever it is important to ensure that firms have the right skills in place. Once again, the flexible workforce will be key in ensuring the UK's economy doesn't suffer. We are particularly curious as to how the public sector will be able to resource the skills required to negotiate the exit and start to formulate and implement new and revised UK legislation.

Topics: brexit, eu, Orange Genie Group, Genie Umbrella, Genie Education, Genie Accountancy

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