Category: Contractors

IT professionals in demand

Latest data shows that the majority of the in-demand IT vacancies are concentrated in London, which accounts for 45% of all roles.

Over a quarter of British businesses plan to increase headcount

The percentage of UK firms facing recruitment difficulties has returned to previous highs, however one in four businesses plan to increase their headcount.

Many professionals agree recruitment decisions shouldn’t be made by robots

A recent report has revealed that automation within recruitment has a role to play in the process, but should be carefully managed.

Customs experts in demand due to Brexit uncertainty

Demand was especially visible amongst those with experience of the customs clearance process, documentation knowledge, and tariffs & rate negotiation skills.

Lib Dem manifesto supports contracting sector

The Liberal Democrat manifesto adopts core IPSE policies to support the self-employed sector.

Self-employment numbers driven by the over fifties

There are now almost two million people over the age of 50 working within the self-employed sector.

Jobs market stable, despite uncertainty

UK employers are looking for a green light to start investing and hiring again as soon as possible.

Another HMRC IR35 defeat ‘raises concerns’, says IPSE

IPSE: ‘The fact that HMRC has been judged wrong on this – and that it clearly cannot understand its own legislation – fatally undermines its CEST tool’


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