DWP Let Hundreds of IT Contractors Go

, 01 November 2016

When it comes to IT contractors there appears to be no shortage of work, but that isn't the case at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Guy Left Shocked After Boss Rewrites his Resignation Letter

, 26 October 2016

Chester Ang is a call centre worker who decided it was time to become self employed, so he handed in his resignation letter.

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May Appoints Blair Employment Law Advisor

, 18 October 2016

In a move that is sure to be interesting for contractors around the UK, Theresa May has appointed Tony Blair's old employment law advisor.

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FCA Concerned About Mortgages for Contractors

, 16 October 2016

It wasn't long ago that umbrella contractors struggled to get a mortgage, but now the opposite is true, and the FCA has spoken about their concerns.

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Only 1 in 5 Contractors Saving for Pension

, 12 October 2016

A new report published by ONS, suggests that just 1 in 5 contractors are putting any money away for their pensions.

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Contractors Told “Challenge HMRC”

, 30 September 2016

Have you ever felt unfairly treated by the HMRC? If so, then you must do something about it experts are telling contractors.

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Experts Say Making Tax Digital is Too Soon

, 21 September 2016

Most umbrella contractors are by now aware of the plans to make tax digital (MTD), but some people wonder if it might be rushed.

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IT Contracting Market back to “Pre-referendum”

, 13 September 2016

As we are all aware, the UK voting to leave the European Union had a massive effect on the economy, not to mention the value of the Pound Sterling.

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Deliveroo Challenged About Workers Employment Status

, 06 September 2016

You've no doubt heard about the food delivery company called Deliveroo, but lately they have been making the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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Research Suggests IT Contractors are Confused

, 30 August 2016

We all know that IT contractors are in huge demand right now around the UK, but it seems that many of them may actually be confused.

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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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