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IR35 Updates

Last updated: 19 October 2022 IR35 Repeal Scrapped The IR35 reforms will no longer be repealed since the new chancellor, Jeremy Hunt has reversed almost all tax decisions set in Truss and Kwarteng’s ‘Mini Budget’. Last updated: September 2022 What Is IR35? IR35 is UK tax legislation for contractors that would otherwise be considered employees. Contractors often pay a smaller percentage to the government because they claim their own costs such as insurance, marketing, and …

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Everything You Need to Know about the New Dynamics 365 Layout Update

At last year’s Microsoft Ignition event, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Layout update, a new mixed reality app that would allow users to design easily editable workspaces in the form of holograms in physical and virtual worlds. The app is called Layout, and recently, Microsoft has been busy making a range of technical improvements and by adding new features that make Layout more useful for their users.  What is Dynamics 365 Layout? Layout allows customers to bring physical …

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Why You Should Visit the New London Microsoft Store

Microsoft has never had a physical presence in the UK…. Until now. The new store opened to the general public on July 11 and as Microsoft enthusiasts, there’s plenty to celebrate. Here are some reasons it’s worth a visit to busy central London.  1. Part of a global community  The UK has finally joined the rest of the world with its own flagship that rivals the best of the best from across the globe, including flagships in New York and Sydney, and stores across the U.S., Canada …

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What Are the Key Benefits to Attracting New Talent to Your London Office?

If you work in people, you know how important it is to offer the right perks for attracting new talent to your Dynamics 365 team. The working world is changing dramatically, and as such, so are people’s expectations. Make sure that the benefits you offer are in line with current expectations of the work force. Recently, Aviva surveyed 2,000 employees and over 500 employers from varying business sizes to get their thoughts on what really matters to them. Some of the core benefits like job security, …

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Advice from a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Consultant – What do UK employers want?

The job market for Microsoft Dynamics 365 roles in the UK is full of opportunity for those who know how to grab hold of it. That said, the UK Dynamics 365 landscape is full of talent, so how can candidates differentiate themselves? One way is to know exactly what employers are looking for. Our Microsoft Dynamics 365 consultant team can help. How should grads be preparing for the requirements of Dynamics 365 employers in the UK? LinkedIn is a fantastic place to start if you don’t have anything. …

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How to Build Your UK Microsoft Dynamics 365 Employment Requirements Guide

Whether you’re a people specialist in your business looking to hire your first Dynamics 365 dev, or you’re an experienced product manager ready to build out your team for the next sprint, it’s wise to create a UK Microsoft Dynamics 365 Employment Requirements guide.  The programming, client servicing, product managing, project managing, etc., role you are employing for regularly requires explicit specialised core abilities and information that make them unique. Try to incorporate this …

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What Is GDPR and What Does It Mean for CRM and Microsoft Dynamics 365?

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) constitutes a significant change to the EU privacy law established two decades ago. Read on to see what this means for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365. GDPR is rolling out on 25th May, at which time any organization found to be noncompliant will be punished with heavy fines. It’s therefore commercially vital for organizations to have GDPR in their headlights as the days count down. The purpose of the original Data Protection Directive …

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Five Reasons a Dynamics 365 Consultant Should Attend the Internet of Things World Forum 2017

The propagation of IoT devices across industries is Microsoft’s ‘anytime, anywhere’ agenda, fronted by Satya Nadella. Nadella has gone so far as to suggest that IoT integration should be labelled as the Forth Industrial Revolution. As an always on platform, Dynamics 365 has IoT at the front of its mind, enabling Dynamics developers to build products and services that are powered by the cloud and focus heavily on device-to-device and device-to-person communications. This year, the Internet …

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How to Process Your UK Work Visa

According to a recent article in the Independent online, many in the UK tech industry are concerned about the future of the talent pipeline as a result of a potential “hard Brexit”. While Brexit negotiations are underway, for the meantime, Europeans are able to come and work in the UK without a visa. Meanwhile, finding the right role in Microsoft Dynamics is just the first step if you’re from outside Europe and require a visa to live and work in the UK. Here’s how to get your visa application …

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UK Gets Native Dynamics 365: Is Now the Time to Make the Leap?

Dynamics 365, Microsoft’s popular cloud business management CRM and ERP system has now been introduced to data centres across the UK. The news is significant for those UK businesses looking to increase their productivity and speed up their digital transformations. On UK shores Microsoft has announced that it has finally brought Dynamics 365 to its data centres throughout the UK. This brings the tech into line with the corporation’s other productivity-focused services such as Office 365 and Microsoft …