Orange Genie News


If the public-sector IR35 reform has taught us anything, it’s that IR35 assessments are complex, time consuming and difficult to get right. Private-sector reform is on the way and HMRC and others are talking as if “role based” assessments are a viable solution, so could blanket decisions be the way to go?

Employment Legislation

Keeping track of employment legislation has always been a challenge, and let’s face it, most recruiters have other things to think about. That’s why it’s so important to partner with compliance experts who can help you anticipate and prepare for upcoming changes. Here are just a few of the changes we can expect in the coming year.

Supply Teachers

Additional benefits and rewards are a great way to engage your supply teachers and make them feel valued. This in turn makes it easier for you to recruit and retain the best supply teachers, but only if the benefits on offer are the right ones.

Improve Supply Teacher Engagement with Orange Genie Edge: Click here to download our free guide! 

Disguised Remuneration

With the approaching implementation of the 2019 loan charge causing so much noise and trouble, you might think this is the worst possible moment to be in the disguised remuneration business. And with thousands of apparently blameless contractors facing financial ruin because they listened to the wrong advice, you’d think those who sold that advice would be lying low, but you’d be wrong.


Contributing to a pension isn’t the most exciting of subjects, and you might have better things to think about than what your lifestyle will be several decades from now. Lots of people feel the same way, which is why so many fail to make adequate provision for their retirement. Fortunately, as a UK employee you should have easy access to a workplace pension without having to take any action yourself – all you really need to do is go along with it.