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APSCo joins the chorus of criticisms on government post-consultation proposals to tackle false self-employment

by Alan Little

6 February 2014, Comments 0

The closure of the government’s consultation on false self-employment on 4th February has prompted a chorus of criticism from trade bodies about the proposed […]


Improving labour market and skills shortages in contractor specialisms spell a good year for freelancers, says PCG

by Alan Little

4 February 2014, Comments 0

Georgios Nikolaidis, the PCG’s economic policy adviser, has given a cautiously but unambiguously positive verdict on what the UK’s emerging economic recovery may mean […]


IT contractors reap the rewards of economic recovery as tech sector steams ahead

by Alan Little

3 February 2014, Comments 0

Umbrella Company Employees specialising in IT contracting are reaping the benefits of a strongly-recovering technology sector, new figures from the Association of Professional Staffing […]


Barclays Survey: employers to hire more contractors and permies in 2014 – and increase pay

by Alan Little

31 January 2014, Comments 0

Further evidence that the UK’s professional contracting community can look forward to a prosperous year in 2014 comes from the latest Barclays Employers Survey: […]


Targeted tax avoiders to pay estimated tax dues before Revenue investigation

by Alan Little

30 January 2014, Comments 0

Individuals who are strongly motivated to dodge their tax obligations are soon to have one less avenue left open to them following a move […]