How to Remove IR35 Risks by Leveraging Nearshore Resources

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How to Remove IR35 Risks by Leveraging Nearshore Resources

2 years ago
The proposed IR35 reform (which some consider highly controversial) represents the most significant change to the employment tax code for decades. This could have serious implications for both small and medium-sized businesses and the contractors they hire. Until now, British companies were able to leverage contractors for a variety of […]
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From MVP To MMP To MLP Using An Extended Team Model

2 years ago
While MVP seems like an overused buzzword, there are other proof-of-concept (PoC) solutions that startups and enterprises can leverage at different stages of their product engineering. Among them are MMP (minimal marketable product) and MLP/MAP (minimum lovable product/minimum awesome product). In this article, we will uncover how you can use […]
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Why Enterprises Struggle To Innovate and How to Change It

2 years ago
Enterprise innovation is a full-on today: as of 2019, 70% of companies either already had or were working on their digital transformation strategy.  Yet, companies are still struggling to innovate, and are losing billions of dollars because of legacy systems. According to a survey by SnapLogic and Vanson Bourne, firms in the […]
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How Extended Team Model Helps Speed Up Customer Acquisition

2 years ago
Over the last few years, the tech talent shortage has been a dominant theme in staffing and recruitment circles. According to Korn Ferry, the global shortage of technology professionals is forecasted to reach 85.2 million by 2030.  This, in turn, is estimated to contribute to an astounding loss of $8.452 […]
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How R&D Tax Credits Can Help Startups Optimise Expenses

2 years ago
In today’s digital economy, growing a business and maintaining a competitive advantage comes down to innovation. Whether it’s a new technology or the disruption of an entire industry, there’s always growing pressure to build something new.  The success of these development projects goes beyond the company and has a positive […]
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The Impact of Tech Talent Shortage On the U.S. FinTech Industry

2 years ago
At present, the unemployment rates in the U.S. are low. At the same time, the tech talent shortage has grown exponentially. According to the annual CIO Survey conducted by Harvey Nash and auditing firm KPMG, as much as 65% stated that hiring challenges were hurting the industry. A decade ago, […]
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How to Scale Your Product Development Team Painlessly

2 years ago
Team scaling is all about bringing new specialists to an existing team in order to increase project capacity. Today, organisations typically have two ways to scale their internal product engineering teams: By hiring new required skills locally, and By extending in-house teams overseas and augmenting them with remote resources. Attracting […]
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Why R&D Extension Is The Next Big Thing In Tech

2 years ago
The talent shortage is a major roadblock preventing many businesses from achieving their software development roadmaps on time and budget. If your company operates within the EU/UK/North America, you’re probably facing the lack of qualified tech experts to join your software engineering team. A KMPG survey which questioned over 3,000 […]
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Why Diverse Teams Are Critical to Creativity and Innovation

2 years ago
Most people in the corporate world support diversity and inclusion because they feel that it’s “the right thing to do.” Others might say that they need to recruit a diverse group of people to be in-synch with labour laws or to get government grants and contracts that support such initiatives. […]
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How Software Team Extension Gives a Competitive Edge to Startups

2 years ago
It’s no secret that British companies are suffering from a tech talent shortage. According to the Tech Nation Report, as many as one in three London-based startups are plagued by the talent shortage.  When the competition for the brightest minds in the business intensifies, salaries skyrocket, and companies have to […]
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Key Brexit Implications on Tech Recruitment in the UK

2 years ago
“Brexit means Brexit” and “We are all Brexiters now” – that’s what we heard for over three years until it finally happened. Now what? What does it mean for tech hiring in the United Kingdom?  There’s still a lot of confusion and concern over the overall impact of Brexit, but […]
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How To Build an Extended Team That Exceeds Your Expectations

2 years ago
As we get ready to thrive in the decade of hyper digitisation, many companies are still faced with the daunting task of hiring tech talent.  Why is it daunting to hire qualified software developers locally?  The answer to that question is (what seems to be) the never-ending tech talent shortage. […]
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How Our Own Search For Talented Developers Led Us To Ukraine

2 years ago
Have you ever been in what seems like a never-ending process of trying to source highly-skilled developers locally? Or when the deadline is just around the corner, and you have no bandwidth to deliver? If so, you’re not alone. We know because we’ve been in the same position ourselves. And […]
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Extended Teams mitigate impact of IR35 on businesses

How Extended Teams Overseas Can Provide Relief From IR35 Disruption

2 years ago
This article looks into challenges UK businesses are facing today as a result of HMRC regulation and IR35 in particular and shows how using Extended Software Teams built offshore or nearshore can be a good response to those challenges. What is IR35? IR35 refers to “the UK’s anti-avoidance tax legislation designed to […]
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