With IR35 changes set to be a catalyst for change in 2020, Search Technology & Transformation will host an event which covers the future of contracting, freelancing and the wider gig economy as part of their highly successful Tech Smart series. 

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The event will take place on the 21st of May, and attendees will hear from industry leading speakers about a range of topics including innovations in banking, accounting and tax management for self employed and limited company contractors, as well as consider the practical implications of IR35 reform.

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Our expert speakers include Sam O’Connor – CEO of Coconut Bank, Ashley Oliver and Alison Robertson - Head of Legal & Compliance at Paystream, and Kate McClorey – Managing Director at Search Technology & Transformation.

As private sector businesses prepare for IR35 changes, and contractors push back against the approaching reforms, Search Technology & Transformation’s Contractor 2020 event will cover what IR35 reform means for the typical digital and tech Contractor or Freelancer, and how recruiters and end clients are likely to implement processes changes to manage the impact.

From payment through to tax return, Coconut Bank is disrupting the industry through its innovative accounting, banking and technology solutions. Attendees will also receive exclusive insight into the company’s exciting accounting and banking model for freelancers and contractors throughout the UK, which will be delivered by Sam O’Connor, the bank's CEO.

Of the event, Kate McClorey, Managing Director at Search Technology & Transformation said, “There’s no denying that IR35 continues to be a contentious issue throughout the UK’s contractor community, and we believe we have a responsibility to support the contractors we work with by giving them the opportunity to receive objective and comprehensive insight into these reforms, and what it all means for them going forward.”

We anticipate a high demand for this event; therefore please ensure you reserve your space as soon as possible. There will be wine, beer and pizza to help you tackle the beast that is IR35 reforms for contractors, so don't delay and register your interest here.

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