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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

Orange Genie Umbrella changes pension provider

Orange Genie have announced they will partner with True Potential LLP to provide its workplace pension scheme to employees.   

Orange Genie Comment on Channel 4's Dispatches...

`The Channel 4 “Dispatches” programme, aired on Monday 19th January, made a number of serious allegations against two specific companies, one recruiter and one umbrella, who operate in the low paid industrial and construction sectors of the temporary employment market. 

The programme failed to explain that the term “umbrella company” applies to a range of organisations operating in highly segmented markets and drew a number of conclusions about all “umbrella companies” based on the apparent malpractice of two companies operating with low paid and vulnerable workers.

FCSA and Orange Genie Group welcome the Chancellor’s promise to crackdown on non-compliant umbrella employers.

In yesterday’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor George Osborne announced that he would crack down on non-compliant umbrella employers. Orange Genie Group is a member of the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) who’s CEO, Julia Kermode, issued the following response which has been widely reported in the national, regional and trade press.

The FCSA press release reads as follows: 

Topics: Compliant

Criticism of umbrella employers is unfounded says FCSA

You may have come across in the news this week that unions and MPs planned lobbying with regards to the use of umbrella employers and the impact on workers.

Genie Accountancy’s one-stop app available on the Apple App Store and Android Market

When it comes to contractors and directors of Limited Companies managing their accounts on the go, the Genie Accountancy app delivers the perfect solution.

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Supply teaching agencies are the fifth emergency service, says Genie Education

Pras Desai, operations director at Genie Education, stated, "This statistic not only highlights the challenging and demanding nature of the teaching role, but also shows how important supply teaching agencies are to help keep our schools functioning.  It isn't uncommon to hear about schools phoning recruitment consultants at 5 am in the morning trying to urgently find a replacement. It also demonstrates how resilient supply teachers are.  There can't be too many professions where you get up for work each day not knowing if your services will be required, or where you will actually be working.''

Topics: Genie Education