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7 Tips for Writing a Client Report

By MBO Partners

Writing a client report is essential for communicating your progress on a project and managing and building positive relationships with clients.   What is a Client Report?  Client reports help you and your client to measure progress, identify any barriers or issues, and ensure that you are working toward the same goals.  Your written client report…

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The Costs of Independent Contractor Engagement

SOW Template (Scope of Work) for Consulting Services

By MBO Partners

Learn the critical components to creating a Scope of Work (SOW) document to properly plan and manage your projects.

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Worker Classification Tests: DOL, IRS, State Tests for Classifying Workers

By MBO Partners

Questions and concerns around employee misclassification continue to grow as the independent workforce rises in number. Misclassification can lead to decreased tax collection revenue, loss of employee entitlements such as minimum wage and overtime pay, and class action lawsuits from unhappy workers. Dozens of federal- and state-level tests exist to help businesses determine whether or not…

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10 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Compliance Risk

By MBO Partners

Understanding how to properly engage and manage independent contractors is critical for the modern business. If you suspect that your company’s independent contractor engagement practices heighten your risk profile, it’s important to make sure you have a good understanding of what today’s most forward-looking enterprises are doing to reduce their compliance risk. 10 Compliance Strategies to…

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5 Things You Need to Know about IR35

By MBO Partners

IR35 refers to a set of UK legislation designed to combat tax avoidance by independent contractors and the businesses that engage them. This shifts the responsibility of worker classification, as well as the associated risks, to the businesses. Despite widespread negative industry feedback, IR35 changes will go into effect in the Private Sector in April…

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Compliance Risk Assessment Tool for Independent Workforce Engagement

Compliance Risk Assessment Tool for Independent Workforce Engagement

By MBO Partners

Because there is risk associated with hiring independent contractors, preparation is key.  There are many factors to consider and many steps to take to create an effective program. These include: Support from executive leadership Company-wide policy creation Engagement criteria creation Creation of processes to ensure fast onboarding time and payment Identification of key program management staff…

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Calculate Your Worker Misclassification Risk

By MBO Partners

Why a Risk Assessment is Important Discussion of independent contractor misclassification seems to be everywhere nowadays. And while most now acknowledge that threat of reclassification is real and growing, most businesses don’t know how to quantify this risk. This isn’t surprising. IC reclassification penalties are highly variable and may rise and fall at the discretion of…

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