As she tilts her head to one side, crosses her arms defensively and raises her voice irritably, “Lisa” describes how she berated one of her team before conceding that her aggressive approach would likely backfire.
Tens of thousands of freelancers working in the UK private sector are entitled to reclaim all the tax they have paid if their hirer misapplies new rules governing payment of contractors, the tax authority has admitted.
Many of us in America and Europe are tiptoeing back into the office. For some, it’s a relief; for others, a curse. Either way, as we reacclimatise it is worth considering how the Covid-19 lockdowns have increased our tendency to be tribal beings.