Government measures designed to tackle ‘false self-employment’ in blue-collar sectors such as construction look set to become law on 6th April 2014.
Offshore umbrella companies are in the news again, after the government published fresh details of its forthcoming legislative crackdown. The Offshore Employment Intermediaries legislation, due to come into force in April 2014, seeks to close a tax loophole whereby the … Continue reading
Employment services provider Parasol has hailed news of a tax break for shale gas companies as a major boost for specialist recruiters and contractors working in the fledgling industry.
The recent Recruitment International awards evening was a celebration of all that’s great about the UK staffing industry. Our chief executive, Rob Crossland, had the honour of presenting the ‘best performing PLC’ gong to specialist engineering agency Matchtech, which saw … Continue reading
As policymakers seek to ensure Britain isn’t left behind in the ‘global race’ of the 21 st century, the question of how we prepare our young people for the world of work is making headlines.
If you’re anything like us, you’ll have heard and read a lot recently about the need for British businesses to become more efficient.
Employment services provider Parasol has invested £100,000 in a cutting-edge online portal designed to save its recruitment industry partners time and money.
The results of our latest recruiter survey are in, and as usual they make for interesting reading.
Pension auto-enrolment has sparked an unprecedented shift towards the adoption of preferred supplier lists (PSLs) amongst recruitment agencies, according to the UK’s largest professional employment organisation.
The ‘substantial’ cost to recruitment agencies of pension auto-enrolment has been revealed by professional employment organisation Parasol.