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Workforce reluctance to up-skill is costing billions in lost productivity, claims new report

by Alan Little

10 April 2014, Comments 0

A new study from LinkedIn and PwC suggests that the inability of employees to re-skill for new roles and industries is chiefly responsible for […]


Contractors, jobseekers and hirers to benefit from new Good Recruitment Charter, says REC

by Alan Little

10 April 2014, Comments 0

In common with many other job candidates, contracting Umbrella Company Employees may have mixed experience of recruitment companies; however, thanks to a new campaign […]


Contractor demand remains in rude health according to latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs

by Alan Little

8 April 2014, Comments 0

The latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs shows that demand for temporary/contracting staff remained vigorous in March, although the availability of suitably qualified Umbrella Company […]


Chancellor’s commitment to full employment ignores the rise of independent ‘self-drive workers’, expert claims

by Alan Little

8 April 2014, Comments 0

Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement that the Conservatives will commit to creating “full employment” has come under fire from a leading expert in the flexible […]


Professional contractors poised to see opportunities soar as big firms plan massive new investment

by Alan Little

4 April 2014, Comments 0

The UK’s largest businesses are poised to invest an astronomical 200 billion pounds over the coming two years, according to new research by Deloitte. […]