Category: umbrella

Growing demand for British Interim Managers overseas

Brits, who are contracting through an umbrella company in interim management, may be pleased to discover that many overseas firms are keen to take on more British interims. The survey, which was conducted by Russan GMS in its yearly International Market Report 2012, found that over three quarters of the 500 interim managers polled, said Read More…

Leeds Building Society to take on contractors

Umbrella company contractors looking for administrative roles will be pleased to hear that there will be more job opportunities made available, thanks to Leeds Building Society. As one of the UK’s leading building societies, the company has made the decision to take on more contractors due to the vast amount of work to be processed Read More…

More people turning to contracting, by choice

There are a significant number of workers who are choosing to turn to the flexible and rewarding world of contracting, with many of these people deciding to work through umbrella companies. The recruitment company Randstand, revealed that 63 per cent of participants were actively opting to become contractors or temps, rather than the ongoing recession Read More…

Regional report on jobs reveals good news for umbrella contractors

The latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) report, which revealed that both IT contractors and engineers of umbrella companies are currently in high demand, has released information which indicates that London could be taking on more umbrella contractors. The REC’s report investigated job opportunities across the country, the first ever report of its kind, as Read More…

Job market showing signs of recovery

Positive news for umbrella company contractors, as latest figures reveal that the amount of job opportunities and the size of monthly salaries have increased considerably. The survey, which has been carried out by the Reed Job Index, reviews more than 8,000 recruiters in the UK.  The monthly report analyses data across every major sector and Read More…

Campaign to support contractors across the UK

Umbrella company contractors will be interested to hear about the campaign that has been launched in order to defend the legitimacy of freelance businesses. The Professional Contractors Group (PCG), the ‘voice of freelancing, is launching a four-week advertising campaign in the national press to increase their public defence of freelance working. Freelancers, contractors, consultants and Read More…

Contractor Umbrella is now APSCo Affiliated

Contractor Umbrella is delighted to announce that it has become an affiliate member of APSCo after exceeding their exacting standards for customer service and compliance.  

Big Indian IT firms hiring Umbrella contractors in the UK

IT contractor’s job opportunities have increased thanks to Indian firms taking an interest in UK umbrella company contractors. Marketing experts Vanson Bourne and software manufacturers Antenna Software carried out a survey, confirming that UK businesses are likely to double their spending on mobile technology projects within the next 18 months. The encouraging news for those Read More…

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