Using contractors on an ad hoc basis has aided recovery, but it’s a limited pool. Derby University higher apprenticeships seek to close the skills gap.
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Gordon Brown is going to strengthen the links between the Points Based System and training UK workers in a bid to fill the UK’s skills gap.
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.
Nearly one out of every two Brits want to start their own business, according to a recent survey conducted by Small Business.
The UK’s self-employed have been hit for six and it shows. Another 51,000 shut up shop in the 3 months to July. It’s time to plug the leak. Now!
Demand for self-employed Brits like freelancers and umbrella company contractors is soaring even as the looming election is causing hiring confidence to falter.
The Government is planning to provide support to creative types in the freelancing and contracting industry with the creation of a new skills academy.
Ladies and gentlemen, rejoice for our prayers have been answered: a major trade industry body says we can just dump our problems on the younger generation.
Year-on-year demand for freelancers and umbrella company contractors has risen by a significant margin, according to the results of a new ASPCo survey.
A new research study says that freelancers and umbrella company contractors working in the IT sector need to do whatever it takes to keep their skills current.
The Midlands is about to get some serious economic revitalisation thanks to new Government employment support scheme for Leicestershire.
Because one of the most embattled banks in the world hasn’t had enough bad publicity: now Barclays has declared it will be slashing contractor pay soon.
How was your job situation eight years ago? Odds are it’;s not nearly as good as it is now, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.
While most people think of contractors as members of the younger set, it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way – and it actually may not be!
The latest Report on jobs from the REC/KPMG suggests that AWR might after all be having an affect on temporary recruitment. If that were to be true, it could be a matter of concern for umbrella company contractors.
Six months on from the introduction of the Agency Workers Regulations and its still pretty much business as usual as far as contractor demand is concerned.