Deliveroo Fight Back With Pay Per Delivery for Drivers

, 27 June 2017

The takeaway delivery company Deliveroo have been in the news a lot recently, mostly being accused of hiring employees under the guise of “contractors.”

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Demand for IT Contractors Strong in May

, 20 June 2017

If you thought IT contracting was hitting a rough patch due to Brexit or IBM firing contractors, then think again, as demand was strong during May.

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Contractor Plans Legal Fight Against IR35 Reforms

, 13 June 2017

An IT contractor has taken the bold step of planning to take on the government and their IR35 reforms in a legal battle.

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Freelance Friendly Parties? The General Election Explained

, 06 June 2017

It's only 2 days until the UK General Election, and from what I'm hearing many freelancers and contractors are still undecided about who to vote for.

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IBM Tells Contractors “Take Pay Cut or Go”

, 30 May 2017

It's a harsh environment out there in the contracting world, and there is none as harsh as the IT industry, as proven by a recent IBM memo.

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New Figures Suggest 176,000 Self Employed People in Wales

, 22 May 2017

Wales is quickly becoming the UK hub of self employment, with 176,000 now working for themselves. That is 32% of new jobs in the country.

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Working From Home – 40% Are Lonely According to Report

, 15 May 2017

Many people are choosing to become their own boss and work from home, but a report suggests that many have to deal with loneliness.

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Over 15% of Workers in Harlow are Self Employed

, 08 May 2017

According to a new survey, one in six workers from the town of Harlow in Essex are classed as self employed, with many of those classed as contractors.

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Sky News Sued by Freelance Photographer

, 30 April 2017

A freelance photographer by the name of Eddie Mitchell isn't afraid to take on the Sky Broadcasting Corporation, after it was announced he was suing them.

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Contractors to Finally Get Paid on Time…Maybe

, 24 April 2017

I reported right here on this blog about how contractors spend an average of 20 days a year chasing clients for late payments. Sometimes they never get paid.

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UK “The Worst” for Self Employed Pensions

, 14 April 2017

A panel of pension experts recently took to the streets of 15 countries around the world and their findings were not exactly surprising.

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27% Leave School With No Career Advice According to Study

, 07 April 2017

Just over a quarter of Brits leave Secondary school without any kind of career advice...that is according to a new study of over 2000 adults.

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Boss of Twitter Launches Payment System in the UK

, 03 April 2017

We all know how frustrating it can be for small businesses, freelancers, contractors and gig workers to get paid by clients, but there could be a solution.

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Bank of Ireland to Introduce Mortgages for Contractors

, 24 March 2017

I've said it before and I will say it again...getting a mortgage if you are a contractor is tough. Most people who apply are declined, that is the reality.

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Hammond Does U-Turn on Tax Grab

, 17 March 2017

Just like I reported about last week, the Chancellor Philip Hammond went after the self employed in his budget with a tax grab, and many were outraged!

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Tories Say No to Tax Grab on Self Employed

, 07 March 2017

It's that time of the year again...The Budget with Chancellor Philip Hammond, but some experts are predicting there could be a tax grab on the self employed.

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