I awoke this morning with terrible thoughts about HMRC being right about the mutually obligated relationship between employees and employers.
However, it seems to me that given the nature of a project, any project, that it has to be a task of some sort. One can estimate how long a task might take, but it is only ever an estimate. Even HMRC’s examples allow for project timescale to be built in to the contract without complaint of MOO. I am thinking of the website author example, in both cases described in and outside IR35, with no reference to MOO despite the number of days being fixed.