Self-employed Archives - Atlantic UmbrellaAtlantic Umbrella

FCSA criticises IFS tax report claims

by Jasmin Swayne

9 February 2017, Comments 0

Another major organisation representing contracting professionals has criticised the recent report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) for misleadingly claiming that freelancers and […]


To support the self-employed, understand them first

by Jasmin Swayne

20 December 2016, Comments 0

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has called for three central reforms to rebalance rights and protections in favour of the […]


Vulnerable gig economy workers need protection

by Jasmin Swayne

3 November 2016, Comments 0

A new inquiry into the future of work in the UK has been launched by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. Its focus […]


Distinction between vulnerable workers and contracting professionals

by Jasmin Swayne

1 November 2016, Comments 0

Following last Friday’s Employment Tribunal decision that Uber drivers should be considered as employees rather than as self-employed, industry experts are warning that the […]


FCSA to discuss new employment status unit

by Jasmin Swayne

25 October 2016, Comments 0

A further indicator that HMRC may be in danger of adopting an unduly aggressive approach to the contracting model of engagement has emerged in […]