Don’t shoot the messenger A few columns ago, I looked at the risks that lawyers take with their life and livelihood in some parts of the world, simply by going about their profession. Today, I want to look at another profession that can find itself – quite literally – in the line of fire: journalists.…
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They provide a flexibility to businesses and benefits to both parties, although care is required to avoid a sham, in cases where the consultant should in reality be treated as an employee.
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