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Minimum wage increases for those over 21

by Alan Little

1 October 2012, Comments 0

The government’s changes to the national minimum wage came into effect today. Earnings for those people over 21 have increased by eleven pence to […]

Government should move the debate about flexible working beyond simple “family friendly” arrangements, says REC

by Alan Little

25 September 2012, Comments 0

Who has played a key role in “keeping people in work and companies in business during this recession”? PAYE umbrella contractors and other flexible […]

Engineering and IT contractors to prosper as new shale gas drilling project creates thousands of jobs a year

by Alan Little

24 September 2012, Comments 0

Umbrella companies supplying expertise in engineering and IT contracting are poised to enjoy a decade-long stretch of lucrative work opportunities, as the UK’s shale […]

Robust demand for IT contractors continues but pay rates feel squeezed

by Alan Little

21 September 2012, Comments 0

There is no doubting the fact that PAYE umbrella techies specialising in IT contracting have been enjoying sustained demand for their skills this year; […]

Flexible workforces help beat the business gloom

by Alan Little

20 September 2012, Comments 0

The latest barometer of employer confidence in the UK suggests that the number of bosses planning to freeze their temporary and permanent headcounts has […]