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New ECJ ruling clarifies that agency workers are not covered by EU Fixed-term Work Directive

by Alan Little

28 June 2013, Comments 0

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the EU’s Fixed-term Work Directive (FWD) does not apply to temporary agency workers. The clarification […]

Growing number of firms experiencing cash flow problems, Robert Half survey reveals

by Alan Little

26 June 2013, Comments 0

A survey of 200 CFOs by Robert Half UK reveals that 41% consider cash flow to be one of their major concerns. For SMEs, […]

Do you need an entrepreneurial spirit to make a success of contracting?

by Alan Little

25 June 2013, Comments 0

A new poll conducted by PCG reveals that 80% of independent freelance professionals believe that success in contracting depends upon an entrepreneurial spirit. Whether […]

Legitas collapse takes out employment agency Employ E in its wake

by Alan Little

24 June 2013, Comments 0

The fallout from the collapse of the Umbrella Company Legitas Group has continued, with liquidators being appointed by employment agency Employ E following receipt […]

IT professionals urged to acquire mobile skills and experience without delay

by Alan Little

21 June 2013, Comments 0

Developers contracting in the IT skills market as Umbrella Company Employees will need to be fully proficient in the delivery of mobile projects in […]