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Contractor hiring intentions remain robust while pay rates rise, says REC JobsOutlook

by Alan Little

27 March 2014, Comments 0

A combination of rising business confidence and shortages in skilled candidates is driving employers to increase their pay rates, the latest REC JobsOutlook survey […]


EC incurs Eurociett anger over failure to address restrictions on temporary agency workers

by Alan Little

26 March 2014, Comments 0

Eurociett has politely but firmly criticised the conclusions of a new European Commission (EC) report evaluating the transposition into national law of the EU […]


False self-employment legislation may breach Human Rights Acts, APSCo warns

by Alan Little

25 March 2014, Comments 0

HMRC faces court action under the Human Rights Act unless it rectifies the potentially uninsurable and unquantifiable risks to suppliers of contractors under new […]


Will new tax breaks for oil and gas investors drive spike in demand for specialist engineering contractors?

by Alan Little

24 March 2014, Comments 0

The chancellor’s budget announcement last week of new tax breaks designed to encourage billions of pounds worth of new investment in the oil and […]


New figures reveal IR35 investigations quadrupled in one year

by Alan Little

21 March 2014, Comments 0

The number of IR35 investigations conducted by HMRC has quadrupled, rising from 59 in 2011/12 to 256 in 2012/13, according to figures obtained by […]