Mini umbrella companies have hit the news again as it’s become apparent that some dishonest and greedy recruitment agencies have engaged with them to pay their temporary candidates. Astonishingly, a BBC investigation found that mini umbrella companies were paying some Covid test centre workers. These pose a serious threat to …
If you are a regular reader of the UC Blog then you will be well aware of the BBC freelance saga. We talk about it all the time.
Being a television star is mostly about glitz and glamour, but when you are hauled in the interview room at HMRC HQ, then not so much.
Low-income households and the elderly have been badly hit by the recession, according to research conducted by the BBC and the Institute for Fiscal Studies.