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Charlotte Burt

Learn your employee’s hidden talents

The two met commonreasons for leaving one job for another in the UKare resignation or ‘other’. Not the result of redundancy, dismissal, the termination of temporary contracts, or for health, family or other personal reasons, this means that 67% of job movers were motivated bysomething else. I’m willing to bet that a large proportion of that 67% left because they

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Charlotte Burt

Vallum’s 10 point plan for IR35

There is a great deal of information available about IR35 from a large number of sources. This can be daunting for small and even medium sized businesses who don’t have the time or resources to wade through a huge amount of material. Time and again the query has come from Vallum’s contractors and clients: “‘What, in simple terms, do I

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Charlotte Burt

Office working vs remote working

Ever since the internet became ubiquitous, there have been predictions that remote working will become the new normal for desk jobs. So far this has not happened to the extent that might have been predicted. A recent Microsoft sponsored survey showed that while 60% of employees reported that they could do their jobs remotely, 73% reported that their firms did

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Charlotte Burt

Vallum’s Top Ten Tips: Body Language

In the 1970s, studies by Professor Mehrabian of the University of California in Los Angeles suggested that body language accounts for 55% of all face to face communication, while tone accounted for 38% and words only 7%. These percentages have been challenged by other studies, but there is a general agreement that non verbal communication is as, or more meaningful

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Charlotte Burt

Preparing for IR35

The way that IR35 legislation will be applied to the private sector will change next year. Around 35% of the workers we place with our clients here at Vallum are placed as contractors rather than permanent employees. Increasingly, our clients and contractors alike are asking what IR35 means for them. This article aims to provide a brief overview of what

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