Category: Contractors

Recruitment activity falls due to Covid-19 pandemic

REC: ‘The Coronavirus pandemic has put the labour market on pause. It does mean massive disruption in the short term, but we need to remember that this has to be done in order to protect businesses and save lives’.

Robots and AI helping with Covid-19 crisis

Robots and AI can be valuable partners in times of crisis, but compassion is something that cannot be compromised, and during this period of uncertainty, we must not underestimate the power of human care.

Factsheet published to help agency workers understand their rights during Covid-19 crisis

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) have worked together to produce a factsheet for agency workers.

Rise in demand for IT professionals in Fintech

Vacancysoft: ‘Fintech continues to grow within the UK, with the number of firms in Britain far outweighing the rest of Europe’.

A million young workers set to leave London in their 30s

ONS figures show a sharp increase (26%) in the number of workers in their 20s leaving London since 2017, with over 100,000 leaving in 2018 alone.

Contractor demand up despite Coronavirus causing employer confidence to drop

Many key firms in supply chains are looking to bring in flexible staff to deal with the fast-changing landscape at the onset of the crisis.

Coronavirus financial lifeline finally offered to self-employed

IPSE: ‘This will offer essential support to the many hard-working self-employed people across the country who are losing projects and contracts because of the Coronavirus outbreak’.

Funding for tech firms who find digital support solutions for those isolating

The funding will be available to innovators who can find digital ways to support people who need help during the COVID-19 outbreak.


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