ONS figures show a sharp increase (26%) in the number of workers in their 20s leaving London since 2017, with over 100,000 leaving in 2018 alone.
Many key firms in supply chains are looking to bring in flexible staff to deal with the fast-changing landscape at the onset of the crisis.
IPSE: ‘This will offer essential support to the many hard-working self-employed people across the country who are losing projects and contracts because of the Coronavirus outbreak’.
The funding will be available to innovators who can find digital ways to support people who need help during the COVID-19 outbreak.
REC: ‘Four in five recruiters expect the outbreak to have an adverse impact on hiring in the short term, and we are likely to see the greatest impact in sectors like hospitality, retail and the creative industries’.
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.
Findings from the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed has revealed that there is a gender pay gap within the contracting sector.
IPSE: ‘This Budget is a mixed but overall still gloomy event for most of the self-employed’.