If you’re a contractor or freelancer, there are many rules and regulations to understand within your sector – especially when it comes to payroll. For example, with so many temporary workers finding themselves inside IR35 since recent changes to off-payroll working rules, hundreds of thousands of workers have been required …
We’re grateful to have some friends within the umbrella company marketplace who are well-positioned to share valuable experiences with our readers. We’re surprised to hear the number of contractors who complain to umbrella companies about their take-home pay and how other umbrella companies are quoting them more. Some temporary workers …
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.
New reports from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) say that demand for freelancers and contractors in the UK is still high.
APSCo, REC, KMPG and HM (new) Govt all foresee economic growth. Plus, new job posts are increasing. BUT, skilled labour is in decline. What to do?
You’re quite lucky if you’re a freelancer or an umbrella contractor working in the media or information technology fields in the current day and age!
I know you’ve been waiting for this: the Association of Professional Staffing Companies says you’re all no longer abnormal freaks of nature!
APSCo’s latest Monthly Trends analysis contained some reasonably encouraging news for umbrella company contractors.
Within hours on HMRC publishing its IR35 guidance, members of the IR35 Forum issued a statement saying the document did not take key elements of their advice into consideration.
IT umbrella company contractors working in the finance sector must be wondering what’s going to happen next.
Results of a recent survey commissioned by APSCo show that demand for contractors, including those working through umbrella companies, has decreased by 13% over the last year.
The Daily Telegraph recently published a story suggesting that the Agency Workers Regulations may be watered down or even dropped.
APSCo, a group that represents many of the recruiters that umbrella company contractors work with, has become the latest organisation invited by the Revenue to join the IR35 Forum.
The next four years will see employers paying out an additional £23.87 billion due to new employment laws, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.
APSCo has just released a new online assessment tool to help recruiters benchmark the progress of their consultants, a move that could raise standards and benefit umbrella company contractors.
A new report from an influential House of Commons committee has revealed that the proposed cap on immigration could have a detrimental effect on the UK economy.