In a world where more and more contractors are finding themselves inside IR35, umbrella companies have seen a rapid rise in popularity. Well, maybe popularity isn’t the right word to use. Why? Because we’ve seen so many negative comments and articles about umbrella companies over the recent months. As a …
Can you trust an umbrella company calculation? ‘Umbrella company calculation’ is a much-searched phrase by contractors and freelancers in the UK. And it’s no surprise. Whether you’ve been contracting for years, or you’re relatively new on the scene, it’s only natural that you want to get an idea of your …
I’m sure that Jeremy Corbyn has attacked contractors before…well he seems to be at it again, with remarks made in a recent speech.
Experts are advising medium sized business owners around the country to focus on hiring more contractors as part of a flexible employment strategy.
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.
A new report published by ONS, suggests that just 1 in 5 contractors are putting any money away for their pensions.
A recent industry report from respected organisations within the UK suggests it’s never now is the right time to be an umbrella contractor.
Since Brexit, permanent placements are down to their lowest since the recession, which means the UK is relying on contractors to get back to a strong economy.
The Office for National Statistics have just released their latest report, and it has emerged that most self employed people are happy with their status.
It’s time to realize that umbrella contractors are the foundation of this country and should be treated as a priority by new Prime Minister Theresa May.
Umbrella contractors accosted by Nigel Farage’s smiling face in the wake of the Brexit vote are all wondering: what’s going to happen to us now?
In news that shows just how queer the employment sector can be, a new report shows the most in-demand roles in the north-west of England as of late.
Turns out umbrella contractors are no different than traditional employees – a new survey found that steady wages are highly desired by temp workers.
So here’s some good news: self-employed Brits like umbrella contractors and freelancers are finding it easier than ever to secure a mortgage.
Thanks to the perfect storm of a persistent skills shortage and a robust contractor community, consultancy has become a brilliant career choice.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation has announced that the skills shortage gripping British employment could lead to raises for contractors.