Articles by: The CXC Team

Contractor Misclassification - CXC Global

29 Nov: Is This Ireland’s Uber Case? Contractor Misclassification in Ireland

The correct classification of gig workers has been a hot topic over the past few years. From changes to IR35 legislation in the UK in 2021 to the proposed EU Directive on Platform Workers that’s set to come in early next year, we’ve heard plenty about how changing legislation could impact workers and the companies that engage them.

Managed Service Provider

15 Nov: What is a Managed Service Provider (MSP) in Contingent Staffing?

Engaging temporary workers can save your organisation money, give you access to high-quality talent, and help you to build flexibility into your operations. But managing a contingent workforce can be a significant challenge, especially if your HR and recruitment teams are not used to working with on-demand labour. For many organisations, the solution is to enlist the help of a managed service provider, or MSP.


18 Oct: Staffing vs. Recruiting: Key Differences Explained

If you have a role to fill at your organisation, your first instinct might be to turn to a recruitment firm or a staffing agency. But which one do you need? Although the terms ‘recruitment’ and ‘staffing’ are sometimes used interchangeably, there are actually some significant differences between the two practices and how they’re used.

What Is an Independent Contractor Agreement - CXC Europe

10 Oct: What Is an Independent Contractor Agreement? 10 Elements You Should Always Include In Them

These days, more and more companies are using independent contractors instead of relying on full-time employees. And for good reason: hiring independent contractors gives you access to top talent that isn’t available on the traditional job market. Since you can pause and restart agreements as needed or take people on for short-term projects, you can often save money too.

Hiring a Contractor In The Netherlands - CXC Global

27 Sep: Hiring a Contractor in the Netherlands: What You Need to Know

If you need to engage new talent in the Netherlands, you have two choices: hire an employee, or opt for an independent contractor or freelancer. If your business is not based in the Netherlands, the first option is often prohibitively expensive because it usually involves setting up a legal entity in the country — which can be both costly and time-consuming.