Umbrella company holiday pay can confuse contractors and freelancers, and this doesn’t surprise us. Umbrella company holiday pay is slightly unusual, but don’t worry – it’s not as confusing as you think. Whether you’re new to contracting, unsure how umbrella companies work, or just want a friendly reminder – we’ll …
This week when speaking to a contractor, I got told: “your lot are finished, HMRC have seen to that.” Quite who my “lot” are, or how we have offended this gentleman – I don’t know. However, this did encourage me to go and do some research into what this chap …
We all know how common self employment is becoming in the UK, but is everybody satisfied? According to new research…NO!
Working from home has typically been the domain of so called white collar workers such as IT professionals. Not for long it seems.
A well known and respected tax advisory company have recently done some research, and what they found will surprise many, especially in the public sector.
Working is all about that money, wouldn’t you agree? Apparently not, as a recent survey found that in the contracting world other things are more important.
One subject I’ve talked about before is how IT contractors would be leaving the public sector once those unpopular IR35 tax changes came into force.
If you thought IT contracting was hitting a rough patch due to Brexit or IBM firing contractors, then think again, as demand was strong during May.
It’s a harsh environment out there in the contracting world, and there is none as harsh as the IT industry, as proven by a recent IBM memo.
Experts are advising medium sized business owners around the country to focus on hiring more contractors as part of a flexible employment strategy.
Despite IT contractors being in huge demand this year, new reports are suggesting that Christmas will be a quiet time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers say that IT contractors, either working as freelancers or for an umbrella company, had a fantastic third quarter of 2015.