Now is “Perfect Time” to be a Contractor

, 23 August 2016

A recent industry report from respected organisations within the UK suggests it's never now is the right time to be an umbrella contractor.

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£8.1 Billion Lost in Late Payments Every Year

, 16 August 2016

It's official...the self employed (including umbrella contractors) are losing out on an estimated £8.1 billion in late payments from customers each year.

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Contractors More Important than ever Post-Brexit

, 10 August 2016

Since Brexit, permanent placements are down to their lowest since the recession, which means the UK is relying on contractors to get back to a strong economy.

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Vast Majority of Umbrella Contractors are “Very Satisfied”

, 02 August 2016

The Office for National Statistics have just released their latest report, and it has emerged that most self employed people are happy with their status.

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The New PM Should Back Umbrella Contractors

, 26 July 2016

It's time to realize that umbrella contractors are the foundation of this country and should be treated as a priority by new Prime Minister Theresa May.

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IT Contractors Accept Lower Pay Rates

, 20 July 2016

It seems that umbrella contractors working in the IT sector have decided to accept lower pay rates from Clydesdale Bank in a move that has left some experts shocked.

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Uncertainty for umbrella contractors post-Brexit

, 27 June 2016

Umbrella contractors accosted by Nigel Farage's smiling face in the wake of the Brexit vote are all wondering: what's going to happen to us now?

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North-west has curious mix of contractors in demand

, 20 June 2016

In news that shows just how queer the employment sector can be, a new report shows the most in-demand roles in the north-west of England as of late.

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Steady wages highly desired, new survey says

, 13 June 2016

Turns out umbrella contractors are no different than traditional employees - a new survey found that steady wages are highly desired by temp workers.

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Umbrella contractor pay levels up year on year

, 06 June 2016

Despite everything, pay levels for umbrella contractors are actually up year on year, even if it seems impossible with the current market conditions.

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Working from home worth a pay cut, contractors say

, 30 May 2016

To hell with getting a pay raise - many Brits say they would rather just be able to work at home in peace and quiet, a new research study says.

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Could marathon-running be good for contractors?

, 23 May 2016

Want to become a more successful umbrella contractor? Maybe you should start running a few marathons!

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Contractors need to be higher skilled than ever

, 16 May 2016

The contracting landscape has changed over the years, with freelancers and umbrella company contractors now needing to be more skilled than ever.

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FSB urges parties to support SMEs

, 09 May 2016

There's a major election cycle upon us - and the Federation of Small Businesses is urging everyone to support small and medium-sized businesses.

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Contractor vacancies remain flat in UK

, 02 May 2016

With the EU referendum hanging in the balance, contractor vacancies have arranged flat in the UK with just a 1 per cent increase year on year.

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24pc of SME employees want to be self-employed

, 25 April 2016

When it comes to the number of traditional permanent employees working for SMEs in the UK, nearly 1 out of 4 wish they were self-employed.

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