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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Both men and women embracing self-employment

, 18 April 2016

Working as a freelancer or an umbrella contractor is becoming increasingly popular with both men and women - and the trend is set to continue.

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Contractor demand continues unabated

, 11 April 2016

New reports from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) say that demand for freelancers and contractors in the UK is still high.

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Mortgage restrictions ease for umbrella contractors

, 04 April 2016

So here's some good news: self-employed Brits like umbrella contractors and freelancers are finding it easier than ever to secure a mortgage.

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Many Welsh want to be self-employed, new research says

, 28 March 2016

A new research study conducted on behalf of NatWest found that a sizable proportion of Welsh would love to delve into freelancing or contract work.

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SMEs need experienced management

, 21 March 2016

New research from the FSB says that small firms need experienced individuals in leadership roles - a clarion call for self-employed management types.

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Women benefit from contracting, study finds

, 14 March 2016

A new study has found that women who adopt self-employment benefit greatly from working as a contractor or a freelancer.

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Consultancy a booming career path in UK, research shows

, 07 March 2016

Thanks to the perfect storm of a persistent skills shortage and a robust contractor community, consultancy has become a brilliant career choice.

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REC finds mixed bag when it comes to employment

, 29 February 2016

According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the nation's high employment rate is a mixed bag of positive and negative.

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Demand set to rise for IT security contractors

, 22 February 2016

Are you a freelancer or umbrella company contractor that works in the IT security sector? Well good news - you're going to be very, very busy.

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Flexible working touted as biggest draw to contracting

, 15 February 2016

In case you hadn't already sussed it out yourself, a new research study found that flexible working is one of the biggest draws to contracting.

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New “gig economy” benefits contractors

, 08 February 2016

Employment opportunities for freelancers and contractors in the new "gig economy" abound, according to newly released economic research.

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Flexibility attracts Brits to contract work

, 01 February 2016

New research has shown what umbrella contractors and freelancers already know: flexibility is a massive draw when it comes to the self-employed.

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New round of freelaner hiring on its way

, 25 January 2016

A new round of hiring on freelancers, contractors, and umbrella workers is in the cards for the UK according to the newest research study.

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IT contractor demand strong, research reveals

, 18 January 2016

The demand for IT contractors, freelancers, agency workers and other self-employed experts in the UK is going strong and is likely to stay that way.

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