Thoughts from... April 2020

Richard Buchanan, Prof Bill Buchanan, Dave Chaplin

Richard Buchanan

MD and founder, The Clearing, brand consultancy

“Great brands defy predictability by playing with our expectations.”


Professor Bill Buchanan

Edinburgh Napier University, speaking at the Scottish Continuity conference

“If your CEO says he or she doesn’t know if the company’s data is encrypted, then please ask them to leave because they’re negligent.”


Dave Chaplin

CEO of ContractorCalculator on the government giving the extension to off-payroll rules into the private sector the green light

“This is the typical tin-eared approach taken by the Treasury, which has continued to ignore the valid concerns of businesses that are already suffering considerably because of this unworkable legislation.”

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Upstart: Bumpy road ahead but Sonder drives support

Long anti-social hours, reports of people being paid just a few pence per package and the lack of

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Fair warning on IR35 preparation

The recently appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer won’t have taken up his new role expecting to

12 March 2020

Letters to the Editor: April 2020

Be thankful for a ‘soft landing’ for IR35

12 March 2020