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IR35 classifications highlight ‘broken system’, says Engage

On IR35, Engage states: “The simple fact is, lengthy, broken and siloed data collection and storage processes make it unnecessarily difficult to correctly define a workers employment status quickly”.

Employers turn to contractors during economic uncertainty

More employers are turning to contract/temp staff in order to support their businesses while the long-term economic picture is unclear.

Network Rail IR35 assessment is ‘deeply concerning’, says IPSE

‘To run the railways that the country relies on, Network Rail need the flexibility that specialist contractors offer’, say the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed.

Petrol prices surges to six-month high

With the average cost of petrol and diesel rising, this will have an impact on the many self-employed workers who need to travel for their work.

House building helping UK construction return to growth

Construction output rises for the first time since January, while residential work expands at the fastest pace for four months.

More UK employers relying on contractors

Positive hiring figures suggest that many UK businesses are turning to the self-employed sector to help them through an uncertain outlook.

Many job adverts using sexist language

Latest research has found a high level of sexist gender-coded language present in many job adverts. The data, compiled by Adzuna, revealed that consultancy, property, sales, maintenance and travel industries were the most discouraging towards female jobseekers. Each industry used 50% or more male-biased words in their job ads. The sectors with the most female-biased Read More…

Many Brits would rather reject a dream job than face biggest fear

A recent survey has revealed that over a third of Brits would refuse their dream job if it meant facing their biggest fear. UK jobs board Jobsite surveyed more than 2,000 workers, presenting them with twelve of the most common phobias, asking them to rate their fear from ‘very afraid’ to ‘not at all’. Interestingly, Read More…

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