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Could contractors steady employers’ election jitters?With May’s election fast approaching, the main political parties still have everything to play for...
Resurgent recruiters expect bumper yearThe fireworks and festivities that heralded the start of 2015 may seem like a distant memory for some, but the party still appears to be in full...
Government investment drives engineering boomA slew of government investment has transformed the UK’s engineering sector into the driving force of the nation’s economic recovery, according...
Contractors are becoming increasingly resistant to the lure of “traditional” employment, new research suggests. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook survey reveals a sudden and dramatic fall in instances of contractors joining client organisations. In November 2013, 91% of … Continue reading
Confusion surrounds Labour leader Ed Miliband’s position on umbrella companies, after a widely-predicted crackdown failed to materialise in his party conference speech. The Guardian, Independent and Mail Online all reported on Tuesday that Mr Miliband would set out plans to … Continue reading
Undergraduates are becoming increasingly disillusioned with the jobs market, with many worrying that they will be unable to secure a full-time role upon leaving university. This is according to the latest UK Graduate Confidence Index, which finds that students have … Continue reading
The UK technology sector must nurture a generation of home-grown professionals if it wants to meet future demands, a new study warns. Business and IT recruiter ReThink Recruitment claims there are “nowhere near” enough junior professionals in the digital marketplace, … Continue reading
Although the onshore employment intermediaries legislation has been on the statute books for a number of months, exactly how it will be enforced by HMRC is still up in the air. This was the take-home message from a recent recruitment … Continue reading