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Legislation ushers in change for UK's flexible workforce

Uncategorized January 3, 2018

Last year saw many changes when it came to the nature of employment, specifically with regards to self-employment and the…

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Quarter of a million Scots in insecure work

Uncategorized December 27, 2017

Statistics from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre have shown that more than 250,000 Scots are in insecure work or zero-hour…

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IR35 consultation set for “early 2018”

Uncategorized December 21, 2017

The government’s planned consultation of the private sector regarding IR35 tax reforms has been scheduled for early in the new…

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IPSE warns of inflation risk to self-employed

Uncategorized December 13, 2017

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has warned that the rising rate of inflation could have a…

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Gig economy reforms shelved

Uncategorized December 6, 2017

The UK government has delayed reforms to the gig economy which were expected to improve the rights for up to…

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Industry body criticises government’s Uber ruling

Uncategorized November 15, 2017

A leading contracting industry body has criticised the government’s recent ruling on last week’s employment tribunal against Uber, slamming lawmakers’…

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IT contractor skills shortage in London

Uncategorized November 8, 2017

Recruiters in London have detected a significant skills shortage among IT contractors. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation detailed six IT…

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Contractors as likely to find work through friends as agencies

Uncategorized November 1, 2017

Almost half of the UK’s contracting and freelancing professionals rely on their own personal networks to find new work, new…

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Contracting experts voice concern over Autumn Budget

Uncategorized October 30, 2017

A number of leading voices from the contracting industry and groups representing flexible workers have urged caution over reforms outlined…

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Majority of contractors are “stressed” about doing own accounts

Uncategorized October 25, 2017

Seven in ten contracting professionals say that they get “stressed out” by having to do their own accounting, a survey…

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