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In the News – Our Press and Media Coverage

In the News – Our Press and Media Coverage

Welcome to our Press and Media page. We have written several guest posts and featured in various news publications. Mindful Contract Solutions help Digital Transformation Programme Leaders focus more on delivery and less on staffing. For press opportunities please...

4 Ways to Change the Perception of the Procurement Profession

4 Ways to Change the Perception of the Procurement Profession

We recently ran a poll on LinkedIn. We asked the network how they really felt about meeting someone from the Procurement profession. Over 2,700 saw our poll, but only 21 brave souls felt safe in sharing their views. We can’t help but imagine that had a non-Procurement...

What is Collaborative Contracting? [And why is it so useful?]

What is Collaborative Contracting? [And why is it so useful?]

For a long time, it has been considered a misnomer to refer to contracting as a collaboration. Thus, historically, the concept of ‘collaborative contracting’ didn’t exist. However, in reality, ‘contracting’ and ‘collaboration’ go hand in hand. Today, there is mounting...

How to Transition your Organisation to an Inside IR35 Workforce

How to Transition your Organisation to an Inside IR35 Workforce

Change in an organisation is vital. Not only for growth, but for survival too. But let’s face it, change is rarely easy. In fact, it can be very stressful for people in the organisation. With the new rules surrounding off-payroll legislation, one such change is that...

Statement of Work – Does it Guarantee Outside-IR35 Determination?

Statement of Work – Does it Guarantee Outside-IR35 Determination?

Most businesses know that working under a Statement of Work (SOW) is a good way to remain on the right side of IR35. In fact, along with Substitution and Client Control, a Statement of Work is one of the 3 key working practices that will help you build an impenetrable...

3 Working Practices To Build An Impenetrable IR35 Defence

3 Working Practices To Build An Impenetrable IR35 Defence

In this post, we will explore 3 key working practices that will help you build an impenetrable IR35 defence. However, before we begin we'd like you to imagine this doomsday scenario. Imagine it’s 10 on a Monday morning. You (the client manager) and your contractor...

How To Spot A Fake Managed Service Provider

How To Spot A Fake Managed Service Provider

With the rise of IR35 concerns in the minds of business leaders, there has been a huge increase in IR35-safe offerings. Helpfully, engaging with a reputable Managed Service Provider (MSP) is one way of mitigating the IR35 risk. However, it is a little too easy to set...