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APSCo: professional contractor demand eases as permanent placements climb

by Alan Little

27 February 2018, Comments 0

Contracting professionals underwent a lean month in January, while placements for permanent professionals rose by 10% year-on-year, fresh survey data from professional recruitment firms […]


APSCo data shows demand for contractors dipped in November

by Alan Little

2 January 2018, Comments 0

Recruitment consultancies specialising in the professional jobs sector have reported a downward slip of 9% in the overall number of contractor vacancies available during […]


APSCo and IPSE highlight distinctions between vulnerable and career freelancers

by Alan Little

16 February 2017, Comments 0

The independent review of UK employment practices led by Matthew Taylor has now heard evidence from professional recruitment body the Association of Professional Staffing […]


Draft IR35 reform legislation threatens public sector

by Alan Little

6 December 2016, Comments 0

A prominent expert on the UK’s professional contracting community was warned of huge challenges to come for contractors and agency workers following the release […]


Vulnerable gig economy workers need protection

by Alan Little

3 November 2016, Comments 0

A new inquiry into the future of work in the UK has been launched by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. Its focus […]


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