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Chancellors boost to infrastructure spending gets a thumbs up from the CBI

by Alan Little

11 December 2012, Comments 0

The CBI has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of a significant rise in infrastructure spending, a move that at last appears to address the urgent […]

Adopting contractor solutions to staffing is the key to recovery, experts declare

by Alan Little

10 December 2012, Comments 0

Experts from the worlds of recruitment and contracting have been giving their responses to the chancellor’s Autumn Statement, and the need to foster more […]

Margaret Hodge states tax avoidance schemes are ‘utterly immoral’

by Alan Little

7 December 2012, Comments 0

Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee has said that tax avoidance schemes are “completely and utterly immoral.” These comments come in the […]

Contractors in the City suffer worse November for new jobs since Lehman Brothers collapsed

by Alan Little

5 December 2012, Comments 0

The City has suffered the worse November for job openings since the credit crunch, with billings even lower than those seen when Lehman Brothers […]

The UK’s contractors earn more but work longer, new research suggests

by Alan Little

30 November 2012, Comments 0

New research from accountancy firm Boox suggests that people who choose to make a living through contracting earn on average twice the national average […]