Search provides insights into the future of freelancing, the gig economy and traditional contracting post IR35 reform

15th May 2019, 12:06 pm

IR35 reform will be the catalyst for change in 2020, according to Search Technology & Transformation.

In an event, set to take place this month, the business will focus on the future of contracting, freelancing and the overall gig economy as part its Tech Smart events.

On 21st of May attendees will hear from industry leading speakers about a range of topics including innovations in banking, accounting and tax management for self employed and limited company contractors.  In addition, speakers will also discuss the practical implications of IR35 reform for contractors.

Our expert speakers include Sam O’Connor – CEO of Coconut Bank, Ashley Olliver – Business Development Manager at PayStream, Alison Robertson – Head of Legal & Compliance at Paystream and Kate McClorey – Managing Director at Search Technology & Transformation.

As private sector businesses prepare for IR35 changes, and contractors push back against the approaching reforms, Search Technology & Transformation’s Contractor 2020 event will cover what IR35 reform means for the typical digital and tech contractor or freelancer, and how recruiters and end clients are likely to implement processes changes to manage the impact.

From payment through to tax return, Coconut Bank is disrupting the industry through innovative accounting, banking and technology solutions. Attendees will also receive exclusive insight into the company’s exciting accounting and banking model for freelancers and contractors throughout the UK, which will be delivered by Sam O’Connor.

Of the event, Kate McClorey, Managing Director at Search Technology & Transformation said, “There’s no denying that IR35 continues to be a contentious issue throughout the UK’s contractor community, and we believe we have a responsibility to support the contractors we work with by giving them the opportunity to receive objective and comprehensive insight into these reforms, and what it all means for them going forward.”

We anticipate a high demand for this event; therefore please ensure you reserve your space as soon as possible. There will be wine, beer and pizza to help you tackle the beast that is IR35 reforms for contractors, so don’t delay and register your interest here.


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