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    Default End of IT contracting this June?

    I posted this in another thread but thought it's worth starting a new discussion. Times reported on May planning to end IT contracting in the form we know it. There still will be, but most likely all will be inside IR35.

    For someone like me who sees contracting as means for making more money, and nothing more or less, that will be a game changer.

    Politically it will be much easier to sell this than increasing the NICs of the Uber taxi driver. Considering the financial mayhem that will come with Brexit and the huge hole that it will open in the budget, I think this time it's serious as cancer.

    Below the link.

    Theresa May to Abolish Contracting Profession in June

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    Poor article, the author doesn't seem to have journalism skills, is it someone's blog ?

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    You posted this thread in General and were directed to the Public Sector forum. What information do you want?

    Contracting since the advent of IR35 has been about more than just the money.
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    That blog is essentially a random word generator. There might be bits of truth sprinkled in, but generally poor reporting IMO.

    On the topic, I guess it will come down to the health of public sector IT projects once the new IR35 laws come in, personally I think it could go both ways. The projects might fall on their arse, or Indian sweatshop "consultancies" might fill the void.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGreenBastard View Post
    That blog is essentially a random word generator. There might be bits of truth sprinkled in, but generally poor reporting IMO.

    On the topic, I guess it will come down to the health of public sector IT projects once the new IR35 laws come in, personally I think it could go both ways. The projects might fall on their arse, or Indian sweatshop "consultancies" might fill the void.
    By calling it a 'skills shortage'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGreenBastard View Post
    That blog is essentially a random word generator. There might be bits of truth sprinkled in, but generally poor reporting IMO.

    On the topic, I guess it will come down to the health of public sector IT projects once the new IR35 laws come in, personally I think it could go both ways. The projects might fall on their arse, or Indian sweatshop "consultancies" might fill the void.
    In which case, the government will be responsible for the financial death of the country, with millions of potential tax revenue flowing over to India.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    In which case, the government will be responsible for the financial death of the country, with millions of potential tax revenue flowing over to India.
    And millions flowing back to Conservative pockets through unofficial (kickbacks) or very official ("donations") channels.
    Which is, let's face it, the only thing that matters to the lot currently defining policy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DotasScandal View Post
    And millions flowing back to Conservative pockets through unofficial (kickbacks) or very official ("donations") channels.
    Which is, let's face it, the only thing that matters to the lot currently defining policy.
    It doesn't even matter who's in power any more. They're all terrible. The revolution cannot be far off at this rate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    It doesn't even matter who's in power any more. They're all terrible. The revolution cannot be far off at this rate.
    The concept of revolution is antithetic to the British national ethos - suffering in silence is more like it.
    Besides, for a revolution, you need revolutionaries, not an army of slugs sedated by bread and circuses...
    So, sorry, but probably not in this generation nor the next.

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