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Employers urged to embrace contracting to avoid commercial risk

by Jasmin Swayne

6 June 2017, Comments 1

Global talent acquisition specialist Alexander Mann Solutions has urged UK employers to harness the rising “gig economy”’ by implementing strategic workforce planning strategies capable […]

NHS reverses blanket IR35 policy for contractors

by Jasmin Swayne

1 June 2017, Comments 0

In a dramatic U-turn, the NHS has reversed its earlier decision to place all its locum staff and contracting professionals inside IR35. In a […]

Despite IR35 and Brexit, contractor earnings remain strong

by Jasmin Swayne

30 May 2017, Comments 0

In the face of significant and unyielding political and economic uncertainty, the overwhelming majority of UK freelancing and contracting professionals have seen either no […]

REC JobsOutlook: Contractor and temp usage surges

by Jasmin Swayne

25 May 2017, Comments 0

UK employers appear to be relying more heavily on temporary/contracting workers in response to the dwindling availability of permanent candidates, the latest JobsOutlook report […]

Vast majority of contractors have no trust in ESS

by Jasmin Swayne

23 May 2017, Comments 0

The overwhelming majority of contracting professionals working in public sector bodies (PSBs) do not trust HMRC’s online Employment Status Service (ESS), a new study […]