Episode 94: 5th December 2019

The Barclay Brothers, Freelancing, Politics at Work and We Don’t Buy Crime feature this week. We are nothing if not eclectic in our subject matter :-).

With ever increasing numbers choosing to work on a freelance basis and with changes to the IR35 rules coming into play in 2020 this week we take a look at what the future holds for those who chose to quit the normal 9-5 employed role and become their own boss. You might find this article interesting if this is your world now or forms part of your plan for the future and whether you are freelancer of someone who regularly uses freelancers here are a few tips on how to prepare for IR35 in 2020.

As the country prepares to go to the polls Tracy takes a look at how to handle political discussions at work and People Management share some tips which you might find useful if emotions start to run high and Business Matters Magazine tells us that small businesses are having to raise their game when in comes of eco friendly offerings. 

In our discovery section Heather flags up an initiative from West Mercia Police called We Don’t Buy Crime and shares her hope that other forces will consider rolling out this initiative to help householders and businesses alike, while Tracy flags up the CMI 2020 Business Growth &  Leadership  Course. 

And finally we take a look at the elusive, reclusive and utterly fascinating Barclay Brothers. With incredible wealth, diverse business interests and a penchant for owning swanky hotels, and islands their story is far from ‘ordinary’.

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