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BBC moves to transfer freelance staff to payroll – and attracts fire from PCG

by Alan Little

12 November 2013, Comments 0

A swathe of long-term freelance staff at the BBC, some of them prominent “on-air” presenters, will be placed on payroll following criticism over the […]

On the lookout for new contracts? Use social media and get hired, says new survey

by Alan Little

11 November 2013, Comments 0

Umbrella Company Employees who do not use social media could be missing out on the choicest assignments, a new survey by the online jobs […]

Job openings reach highest point since before the downturn, says latest Reed Job Index

by Alan Little

8 November 2013, Comments 0

All 12 of the UK regions and all 33 of the industry sectors monitored by the Reed Job Index are experiencing both monthly and […]

Professional freelancing is soaring across Europe, says new study

by Alan Little

7 November 2013, Comments 0

It is not news that Umbrella Companies in the UK have provided growing numbers of people with an opportunity to begin contracting as independent […]

Leading recruitment expert calls on government to revise immigration and education policies to forestall “worrying” skills shortage

by Alan Little

6 November 2013, Comments 0

Another leading industry expected has underlined the potentially perilous effects on the UK economy of the growing skills shortage and has called on the […]