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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Last updated: 19 October 2022 IR35 Repeal Scrapped The IR35 reforms will no longer be repealed since the new chancellor, Jeremy Hunt has reversed almost all tax decisions set in Truss and Kwarteng’s ‘Mini Budget’.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 …

The Most Inspiring Women in Tech Right Now

Only 5% of leadership positions in the tech industry are held by women. This statistic may be shocking, but it’s no secret that women are a highly underrepresented demographic within the field. It’s important to look to women who manage to break through the glass ceiling and become leaders in tech for inspiration and hope for the future. Here at Conspicuous, we wanted to acknowledge some of the incredible women making an impact in the tech industry right now. Ellen Pao – Co-Founder …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Video Tips

Why Work in Recruitment?

Whether you have a professional background in a completely different field or you’re fresh out of university, taking the leap into a recruitment career can be a rewarding challenge. So, we’ve compiled some of the most frequently asked questions to give you a real insight into what working in recruitment involves, including revealing the harsh truths. Here at Conspicuous, we look at recruitment as a rollercoaster. It’s important to understand the highs and lows you’re signing up to before …

What skills do you need for a career in Dynamics?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a synchronized solution that can drive business and satisfy a variety of needs. Nevertheless, due to its scalability and high level of customization, it cannot be applied without support from a Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner who has in-house consultancy and development expertise in order to configure the system to your specific business. Dynamics 365 consultants require a fusion of business and process proficiency coupled with great knowledge of the product and how it …

Microsoft Dynamics trends we expect to see in 2022

Boasting an extensive collection of business software, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, Microsoft Dynamics 365 offers a set of connected applications and services designed to revolutionize the way customers, employees, and businesses function. With over 20 years’ experience of sourcing and delivering exceptional Dynamics talent, Conspicuous is positioned at the heart of the Dynamics 365 space and is often the first port of call …

5 Reasons Why a Job in Dynamics Makes a Great Career Change

Whether you’re just exploring your options, or you’re dead set on finding a new revenue stream, you’re here for a reason. Perhaps you have reached the limit in your current career and feel there’s no potential for progression, or maybe you’re simply not fulfilled by your current role.  Either way, we want to assure you that there is a world of opportunities out there, especially if you’re prepared to explore the many avenues of Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Dynamics, in …

Hybrid Working for Dynamics Partners in a Post Pandemic World

Since the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, many workforces have continued to practice home working, either in full or partial (hybrid) measures across the working week.  Some argue this is for good reason, others are not so sure. We’ve been weighing up the benefits and have decided to practise our own style of hybrid working at Conspicuous. Let’s discuss. Why do employees want to continue working from home? Most employees chase the perfect work-life balance. …

Dynamics 365 vs Salesforce: Which Is Better?

Needing a CRM tool usually means your business is on the right track; it’s flourishing and growing and you’re ready to implement a tool to tidy up your operations. A CRM can take your to the next level, but only if you choose the right fit for your business. It’s a decision you shouldn’t take lightly. With there being so many CRMs out there, we thought it would be helpful to put together a comparative guide of the two giants in the market. If you’re looking for a CRM that is inclusive …

8 Great Benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for your Company

Released in 2016, Microsoft Dynamics 365 is still relatively new, and it’s fair to say there has been a lot of buzz around it ever since. If you’re wondering whether it’s the right fit for your business, we’ve put together a simple explanation of the solution it provides and a handy list of 8 benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 365 so you can get a snapshot of the positives it could bring to your company. What is Microsoft Dynamics 365? Microsoft Dynamics 365 is the only cloud-based solution …

Handing In Your Resignation and Considering Counter Offers

Getting a new job is an exciting time, but feeling unsure about how to go about exiting your current role can put a negative spin on the whole process. Once you know how to properly hand in your resignation, you’ll feel a lot more confident about doing it. Additionally, expect to receive an expertly orchestrated counter offer to sway you to stay. Your employer has done this before, and they’ll know exactly what to say to entice you. Remember to take a moment to consider what accepting a counter …