Alternative sources of Perl programmers

Peter Corlett abuse at
Tue May 14 16:10:30 BST 2013

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 03:31:52PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
> On 14 May 2013, at 14:43, Ben Vinnerd wrote:
>> I live in the North West and recently I saw a contract at Jobsite in
>> Hampshire (i.e. a long way away). I spoke to the agent and they don't allow
>> WFH (is this the agent not allowing me? Or Jobsite?).
> I don't want to unleash the dogs of war and also the hyena of paranoia but
> this could be related to IR35 and the differences between the control/tax/etc
> in a services contract and a contractor employment for the agency.

Is that not bass-ackwards? What looks most like disguised employment falling
under IR35 to you:

a) Somebody working in their own office, using their own equipment, and working
   whenever the hell they like so long as the job gets done; or

b) Somebody going to a company's premises, using the company's equipment, and
   doing so every day, nine-to-five?

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