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Key contractor industry bodies respond to the budget

by Alan Little

20 March 2014, Comments 0

A number of industry bodies have given mixed responses to the chancellor’s latest budget. Sam Hurley, APSCo’s head of external affairs, praised measures on […]


Contractor representation group says all training costs should be claimable as business expenses

by Alan Little

19 March 2014, Comments 0

Most jobbing Umbrella Company Employees frequently face the issue of keeping their professional skills toolkit up to date with new training, even though the […]


Review of off-payroll arrangements shows 94% compliance with new rules for government contractors

by Alan Little

18 March 2014, Comments 0

The vast majority of independent professionals contracting in government departments are supplying satisfactory assurances that their tax affairs are in order, according to the […]


PCG and REC unite to warn chancellor that planned false self-employment changes will damage freelance contracting

by Alan Little

14 March 2014, Comments 0

Two major trade bodies representing 3,500 recruitment firms and 22,000 freelance contractors between them have issued a joint letter to the chancellor, George Osborne, […]


Why IT contractors may need to study human physiology for a new generation of jobs

by Alan Little

13 March 2014, Comments 0

Techies contracting as Umbrella Company Employees may decide to concentrate on acquiring knowledge and experience in wearable technology in the light of a new […]