ANSWER: CONTRACTORS WALKING OUT.
The treatment of contractors in this story is appalling. Imagine the relieve of being ruled outside with just weeks to go before the 6 April deadline, only for that to be overturned at the 11th hour.
Home Office U-turn over IR35 contractor classifications prompts IT project delay fears
Like everyone warned the public sector for months ahead of the reforms coming in, IR35 will lead to good contractors who follow the tax rules to the letter walking out, and now -with Brexit on the horizon - it looks like the government might start to realise just what it is they've lost!