Orange Genie News


As a recruiter in the construction industry, it’s important to look out for your contingent workers. Skilled and reliable people can be difficult to source, and if they’re not looked after they can be equally difficult to retain. Outsourcing the management of contingent workers to Orange Genie Construction obviously makes sense for recruiters, but is it a good move for the worker as well?

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.

IR35 Reform

In his budget speech on 29th October, Chancellor Philip Hammond put an end to months of speculation on private-sector IR35 reform by confirming it would go ahead in April 2020. But what does this mean for you as a recruiter?

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Sole Trader

As a sole trader, you will pay personal tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs) on your profit. This is the income received by your business, less allowable business expenses. It’s important to claim all your business expenses as this can have a significant effect on the amount of tax you pay, and therefore the amount of money you take home.

Limited Company

The rules surrounding the tax treatment of limited company expenses can appear confusing and arbitrary, and it’s important to understand them before you incur the expense. So, with the festive season just a few weeks away, it’s time to take a look at your seasonal expenses so you don’t cause yourself a problem or miss an opportunity.