Background
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The off-payroll rules (aka IR35) came into effect for the public sector in April 2017. Ever since that date, it’s been down to the client to determine whether their contractors or freelancers are working within the rules.
From startup to large companies, freelancers are helping to kickstart projects, fill in skills gaps and assist in company growth.
Traditional HR departments are used to dealing with employees. The whole structure, strategy, processes and procedures are set up for this.
With the trend towards remote working – even for full-time employees – businesses are being forced to think differently about their working practices. This requires a change in attitude but it’s one worth adopting, given that happier staff lead to a happy work environment.
With the green light given from the business for a Freelancer Management System (FMS), you’ll want to prepare for the implementation and adoption phase.
From startups to large companies, freelancers are helping to kickstart projects, fill in skills gaps and assist in company growth. But the question is: who within the organisation should have responsibility for hiring them?
HR departments need to accept that freelancers work differently and likewise, that the systems required to manage the engagement process are also different. This need for acceptance is becoming more pressing considering that more organisations are using outsourced staff.
AI and automation technology are fast becoming embedded in companies. Read about how forward-thinking businesses will need to adapt to these changes.
Increasing global competition both for market share and the best talent means businesses have to be more responsive and nimble than ever before.