UK Population “Optimistic” About Entrepreneurship

, 26 February 2017

In a recent study it was revealed that people in the UK were more optimistic about working for themselves, compared to other European countries.

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40% of Brits will Never Retire According to Survey

, 18 February 2017

In a brand new survey by experts, it was found that 40% of British people in the workforce believed they will never get to retire.

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Contractors Spend 20 Days a Year Chasing Late Payments

, 07 February 2017

According to IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and Self Employed, if you work for yourself then you spend 20 days a year trying to get paid.

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New Mortgages for Self Employed Launched

, 02 February 2017

I've talked before on this blog about how difficult it can be for contractors to get a mortgage or any kind of loan. For many people it's almost impossible.

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Research Shows Self Employed Work 10 Hours Less

, 26 January 2017

If you thought working for an employer was the best option then it's time to reconsider, as new research shows self employed people work 10 hours less a week.

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Jeremy Corbyn Attacks Umbrella Contractors (Again)

, 16 January 2017

I'm sure that Jeremy Corbyn has attacked contractors before...well he seems to be at it again, with remarks made in a recent speech.

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Barclays Now Offer Near Instant Business Lending

, 10 January 2017

If you're a contractor or small business owner, then you will no doubt be pleased to hear that Barclays now offer lending without the usual hassle.

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50% of UK Contractors are too Busy to Exercise

, 08 January 2017

While being self employed no doubt gives you more freedom, it seems that half of UK contractors can't find the time to hit their local gym.

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Medium Sized Businesses Need More Contractors

, 30 December 2016

Experts are advising medium sized business owners around the country to focus on hiring more contractors as part of a flexible employment strategy.

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Christmas a Quiet Time for IT Contractors

, 20 December 2016

Despite IT contractors being in huge demand this year, new reports are suggesting that Christmas will be a quiet time.

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Contractors will Lose Jobs to Robots Say Experts

, 14 December 2016

There was a time when the thought of robots doing ordinary jobs seemed far fetched, but the reality could be closer than you think.

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Some Contractors Looking Forward to Digital Tax

, 06 December 2016

If you are an umbrella contracting professional then you are no doubt aware that income tax is about to change...by going digital.

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Theresa May Advisor Criticises the Gig Economy

, 30 November 2016

We all know the gig economy is becoming popular among contractors. However, a key advisor to the prime minister doesn't like it at all.

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Minimum of £67,000 Would get Contractors to Quit

, 23 November 2016

What would it get you to quit the contracting lifestyle and back into employment? A new survey found that an offer of at least £67,000 a year would do it.

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Umbrella Contractors Lose £5000 a Year

, 16 November 2016

According to the IPSE, umbrella contractors in the UK are losing 5 thousand pounds a year because of unpaid work.

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Ed Vaizey – “Minimum Wage for Gig Workers”

, 10 November 2016

Tory minister Ed Vaizey has gone on record saying that freelance workers in the so called “gig economy” should be on minimum wage.

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