In the Midst of a Pandemic, Another Concern: Potential Employment Litigation

While Australians have been focused on COVID-19, things have been happening in the area of employment and workplace law that may affect how you manage your non-employee workforce. Recently, class action lawsuits involving casual mine workers and other labour categories have alleged that these workers were not in fact casual employees and were therefore entitled […]

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“Beeline should be on your short list,” says Spend Matters

“Dominant vendor-neutral player in the contingent workforce space.” This year, in a short video, Andrew Karpie, research director of labor and services procurement at Spend Matters, explains why Beeline was again selected for this list. In addition to citing Beeline as a “dominant vendor-neutral player in the contingent workforce space,” Karpie notes that Beeline “sets […]

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British IR35 regulation has a Dutch Sibling – Heard of the DBA Act?

The Netherlands, like many other European countries, have been steadily working on implementing new regulations to look at different aspects of the employer/employee relationship. This especially with the increase of Independent Contractors or in Dutch jargon, ZZP’ers. With the Netherlands being a hub for European HQ of large multinational companies, now more than ever it […]

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Future-proofing your contingent workforce through the COVID-19 pandemic [Part 3]

Our intent with this blog series, as the title indicates, is to help you create a future-proof contingent workforce. Well, the future is more uncertain than ever, and it’s not just because of our evolving health concerns. The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we think about work forever. Rewriting the rules of work in real […]

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Future-proofing your contingent workforce through the COVID-19 Pandemic [Part 2]

For this post, we’re focusing on the next 6-12 months. The only thing we know for sure is that this timeframe will be marked by more instability. The companies that will come out on top are those that make agility a priority. Addressing economic uncertainty with workforce agility The economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis […]

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Future-proofing your contingent workforce through the COVID-19 Pandemic [Part 1]

Picking up the pieces and developing a plan for the rest of the year and beyond is no easy feat. There are no “best practices” to rely on. There isn’t a playbook to follow. Each business was and is currently being impacted differently, based on factors like industry, geography or workforce mix. And there’s no […]

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Has All Your Hard Work on IR35 Been in Vain?

Prior to this announcement (17 March 2020), it seemed that the freelance workforce was one of the few not being offered direct financial support as we battle this worldwide pandemic, with businesses small and large being given rates holidays (not something that will impact your average PSC) or access to government-underwritten loans to the tune […]

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