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Conservative party conference hears from the professional contracting community: more needs to be done to boost flexible workers

by Alan Little

2 October 2013, Comments 0

The economic benefits of supporting the UK’s professional contracting and freelancing community were highlighted at the Conservative party conference this week at a fringe […]


BIS visits APSCo to continue dialogue on recruitment issues

by Alan Little

1 October 2013, Comments 0

The Department of Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) paid a visit to the London headquarters of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) last […]


New cyber-defence unit to recruit hundreds of IT experts from industry to join military reservists

by Alan Little

30 September 2013, Comments 0

IT professionals contracting as Umbrella Company Employees could shortly find themselves headhunted by the government if they have experience in cybersecurity: the Ministry of […]


REC rebuts claims that recruiters mis-sell unnecessary insurance to temps

by Alan Little

30 September 2013, Comments 0

An investigation by BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme into claims that recruitment agencies are pressurising temporary agency staff into buying over-priced and unnecessary accident […]


New study shows public sector IT spend is falling, but small contractors will benefit

by Alan Little

26 September 2013, Comments 0

New research from the analyst house TechMarketView forecasts that the public sector’s software and IT services (SITS) market will have contracted by around 644 […]