Category: umbrella

IT contractors advised to embrace the cloud

IT contractors working through an umbrella company may want to brush up on their skills and knowledge of the cloud, if they want to maintain both a well-paid and heavy workload. This latest suggestion has been announced by Gartner, which is an information technology research and advisory company, giving advice that many umbrella company contractors Read More…

North-east offshore wind power project could generate job opportunities for contractors

A north-east engineering firm has announced that it will be creating more job opportunities, after a government grant has allowed them to embark on more research into offshore wind technology. Umbrella company contractors with skills in this sector will be pleased to hear that Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) North Sea Ltd will be creating up Read More…

IT contractors may see more job opportunities from the finance sector

A recent report has found that financial services companies are being severely affected by cybercrime, which in turn may result in more jobs for those working as umbrella company contractors in the IT industry. The Global Economic Crime Survey, carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers, has revealed that out of the 3,877 financial services respondents from 78 Read More…

Umbrella Contractor News: IT contractors see a 2% growth in the industry

IT contractors see a 2% growth in the industry Recent findings have revealed positive news for IT contractors working through umbrella companies, as it was found that the UK’s IT consultancy businesses grew by two per cent last year. These latest findings, carried out by giant group plc, come as good news to those working Read More…

Contractors may benefit from £500m GlaxoSmithKline investment

Contractors may benefit from £500m GlaxoSmithKline investment Those working through an umbrella company in the pharmaceutical sector, may find an increased number of job opportunities are made available due to Britain’s biggest drug maker announcing it will invest more than £500m in the UK. The company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has predicted that this investment across its Read More…

More contractor opportunities made available as many finance and IT professionals seriously consider moving abroad

More contractor opportunities made available as many finance and IT professionals seriously consider moving abroad It has been found that nearly half of UK professionals in IT and Finance roles, would be considering moving abroad, which would in turn, increase job opportunities for many umbrella company contractors working in these sectors. The research, which was Read More…

Umbrella Contractor News: Financial services sector continues to grow

  Latest findings have revealed that umbrella company contractors working in the financial services sector, could see themselves high in demand. The newest research, has been carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers – an organisation that looks to achieve the growth of the iconic professional services firm; and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which is a Read More…

Contractor job vacancies continue to grow in 2012

  Contractor job vacancies continue to grow in 2012 Umbrella company contractors will be pleased to hear that latest findings have revealed job vacancies for contractors has seen a boost from January.  This comes as positive news as it was initially believed that the growth was short term due to the traditional post-Christmas boost – Read More…

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