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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.

Drop in commuting means many Londoners are seeing a boost in personal finances
Jessica Attwood
By: Jessica Attwood

Drop in commuting means many Londoners are seeing a boost in personal finances

It’s been predicted that the average Londoner could save £14,309 in commuting costs over the course of a career should 2020 working trends continue in the long run.

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Professional contract vacancies are on the rise
Mahli Tugby
By: Mahli Tugby

Professional contract vacancies are on the rise

APSCo: ‘As more of the UK aims to get back to work, it’s encouraging to see recruitment activity continuing to grow month on month’.

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Pandemic creating surge in demand for tech courses and remote learning
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Pandemic creating surge in demand for tech courses and remote learning

Ironhack: ‘There really is no better time to become a web-developer, UX/UI designer or data analyst’.

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Hiring across the UK halved in the last year, but hospitality and construction showing signs of recovery
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Hiring across the UK halved in the last year, but hospitality and construction showing signs of recovery

‘We are still seeing pockets of resilience and some sectors are once again recruiting, but the year-on-year figures certainly indicate that the UK has a long way to go before we fully recover’.

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Concerns surrounding HMRC’s MTD announcement
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Concerns surrounding HMRC’s MTD announcement

IPSE: ‘In pushing ahead with Making Tax Digital, the government must make sure it does not make tax even more complex for freelancers.’

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Government must adopt measures to support and boost self-employed sector, says IPSE
Jessica Attwood
By: Jessica Attwood

Government must adopt measures to support and boost self-employed sector, says IPSE

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed are warning of an ‘alarming and avoidable’ slump in the number of UK freelancers.

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Number of UK job postings grows to one million
Mahli Tugby
By: Mahli Tugby

Number of UK job postings grows to one million

REC: ‘While many businesses are facing tough decisions on staffing this week, there are other firms where hiring is still happening, and their numbers are growing’.

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Many UK workers reconsidering career options following pandemic
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Many UK workers reconsidering career options following pandemic

Despite rising uncertainty as a result of Covid-19, 24% of workers are actively searching for a new role at present.

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