UK Bank account holders at risk of fraud
Lloyds Bank: ‘Fraudsters are trying to steal people’s money all the time, they never stop. We’re talking about organised crime gangs, constantly inventing new scams to dupe victims out of their hard earned cash’.
House of Lords publish follow up report on IR35
IPSE: ‘Their Lordships have once again cut through the complex web surrounding IR35 and have identified some key areas that must be addressed as a matter of urgency by the government’.
Half of Brits want hybrid working to be a permanent feature
Avansas: ‘From hybrid working arrangements to fully remote opportunities, more options are now up for discussion in places where they may not have been before.’
Budget welcomed by many self-employed, but sector still needs more support
IPSE: ‘Overall, this Budget presents a hopeful vision for many freelancers – in the midst of dark times. We urge the Chancellor and government, however, not to forget still excluded groups.’
Outdated tax system reason behind gaps in Covid-19 support, says IPSE
IPSE: ‘The UK’s hopelessly outdated tax system played a key part in ensuring over 1.5 million self-employed people were excluded from support.
Overall, 2020 ended on a high for hiring
APSCo: ‘The year-on-year comparisons are the greatest indicator of the impact that the on-going pandemic is having on recruitment and these figures are rather promising for the end of 2020’.
Recruitment activity up as economy re-opens
REC: ‘Given the scale of falls in demand during the lockdown, we would expect a return to positive territory at this stage as demand for staff recovers’.
Contractor Umbrella shortlisted for Contracting Awards 2020
Contractor Umbrella have been shortlisted for the Best Umbrella Company (under 1,499 clients) award.