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Keep up to date with all the latest contractor news. We have written everything in plain English, so there’s no need to go to the overly complex HMRC website to learn about any tax and accountancy related updates.

Holiday booking scam warning
Jessica Attwood
By: Jessica Attwood

Holiday booking scam warning

Lloyds Bank: ‘Scammers are ready to cash in on any last minute surge in bookings, so it’s vital that consumers know how to stay safe’.

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Just one in 10 UK professionals have a confirmed pay rise this year
Mahli Tugby
By: Mahli Tugby

Just one in 10 UK professionals have a confirmed pay rise this year

CV-Library: ‘With unfilled vacancies still high it will be tempting for professionals to look elsewhere if they don’t have any clarity and continue to feel unsupported.’

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A third of UK workers concerned their jobs are at risk of automation
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

A third of UK workers concerned their jobs are at risk of automation

CIPHR: ‘While digitalisation and automation have brought many positive benefits to organisations, there is still much uncertainty about how it will impact people’s jobs in the long term’.

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Almost every local UK area has seen a rise in job postings
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Almost every local UK area has seen a rise in job postings

REC: ‘The number of new job postings has remained relatively stable for the past few weeks, despite concern about rising inflation’.

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Employment Bill missing from Queen’s speech
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Employment Bill missing from Queen’s speech

APSCo: ‘Regulation of the Umbrella market is also needed if the UK’s economy is to be strengthened. Government must futureproof employment legislation and consider steps’.

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‘End Salary History’ guide launched to improve pay equality
Jessica Attwood
By: Jessica Attwood

‘End Salary History’ guide launched to improve pay equality

REC: ‘Not asking a candidate about their past earnings is a simple way to ensure everyone is being treated equally when they apply for a job, no matter what their background is’.

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More people choosing to Work From Anywhere (WFA)
Mahli Tugby
By: Mahli Tugby

More people choosing to Work From Anywhere (WFA)

Swift Group: ‘People are finding new ways to work, including creating mobile office spaces in leisure vehicles such as touring caravans and campervans’.

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Top skills most in demand for 2022
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Top skills most in demand for 2022

GBSB: ‘Businesses are reconfiguring their plans, and thus what skillset they are looking for’.

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