Category: Contractors

Government delays IR35 changes

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed says the government has ‘done the sensible thing’ by delaying the IR35 changes to the private sector.

Men earn more than women in self-employment

Findings from the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed has revealed that there is a gender pay gap within the contracting sector.

IR35 plans still ‘drastically undermining’ contracting sector, say IPSE

IPSE: ‘This Budget is a mixed but overall still gloomy event for most of the self-employed’.

Tech development to drive jobs growth in 2020

Robert Half UK: ‘As businesses look to attract the best digital specialists to leverage these developments, the war for talent will only continue to heat up’.

Over half of female workers believe their gender has supressed their career

Morgan McKinley: ‘This research suggests companies have progressed, but it’s worrying to learn that there isn’t a level playing field in terms of equal career development opportunities’.

Contractors mustn’t be left behind in Coronavirus planning, says IPSE

IPSE: ‘The self-employed must not be left behind in planning for the Coronavirus outbreak. They are at particular risk because, unlike most employees, they are not eligible for sick pay if they have to self-isolate or their client office closes’.

January saw job demand skyrocket

The beginning of 2020 saw a massive spike in demand for contractors up and down the country.

Eamonn Holmes loses IR35 tax case

Seen as a ‘rare win’ for HMRC, Eamonn Holmes’ case just highlights the needless complexity for the IR35 legislation, say experts.


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