Increased legislation, growing globalisation and fierce competition are creating challenging market conditions. As leading advisers to governments and trade associations, we know exactly how to deal with issues faced by businesses providing workforce solutions across the world. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a business, for a global MSP arrangement, to keep and incentivise your top performers, safe management of co-employment and tax risk, or tackle a class action for equal pay, our team will deliver the right solution.
Our expertise and services cover any business involved in the supply of people-based resourcing solutions – not just traditional recruitment and staffing agencies.
Legislation both in the UK (such as IR35) and internationally regulating the supply, use, and payment of the contingent workers applies to a range of business models. All are affected by legislation aimed at regulating the use of work seekers, agency workers and self-employed contractors.
In recent years, we have completed more deals in the staffing and recruitment sector than any other UK law firm and know exactly how to help grow overseas operations in a way that protects our clients’ core commercial interests. That doesn’t just include the leading generalists, but also the niche suppliers in professional, IT, oil and gas, care and construction, as well as jobsites, work exchanges and digital recruiters.
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