A majority of umbrella companies are compliant, but it only takes one or two non-compliant providers to come to light to give the marketplace a bad name. Well, it’s happened again. And it’s really annoyed us. We’re not going to announce the names of the irresponsible providers that are responsible, …
While life appears to be returning to something approaching reality, the view ahead is not quite so cheery.
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ ‘Golden Age Index’ suggests that if the UK utilises workers aged 55+ the same as Sweden does, it could add £100bn to GDP.
Two articles reminded me how interviews used to be. Now, there’s a mobile app for interviewing, Google Maps and websites. Where were they in 1988?
Umbrella company contractors and freelance workers were in deep demand last month according to new figures from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.
According to the REC, the skills shortage has finally persisted long enough to finally impact the freelancing and umbrella company contracting communities.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation has some excellent news for freelancers and umbrella company contractors when it comes to temporary job billings.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation has added fuel to the fire when it comes to fears that the UK skills shortage is going to ruin everyone’s Christmas.
If you enjoy frigid and probably dangerous conditions there’s good news for you: a position in the North Sea may be waiting for you.
Looks like that slippery slope is steeper than we thought: more research findings are indicating that the demand for contractors is outstripping availability.
While vacancies for freelancers and umbrella company contractors might be growing by leaps and bounds, contractor availability is starting to dwindle.
Industry experts are predicting a banner year for any freelancers or umbrella company contractors involved in the IT sector after the results of one report.
It’s finally happened: the 20,000th Start Up Loan has been handed out by the Government, and all this funding in the hands of SMEs is good news for contractors.
The talent gap int he UK is worsening, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation says, based on its newest research survey results.
Well the jury is no longer out on how much growth the flexible working sector has undergone lately. In fact, you might not believe these new research findings!
With reports surfacing that the oil and gas sector may soon be hurting for staff, new initiatives to increase the number of female workers are going forward.