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Could contractors benefit from service sector hiring spree?The UK’s services sector continued to expand last month, fuelled by a surge in hiring activity and new orders...
Creative professionals develop designs on contractingMany professionals within the creative, marketing, media and digital sectors are choosing to ditch “traditional” employment and make the switch...
Employment status and the benefits of the status quo
The march of hundreds of construction workers today risks damaging the reputation of compliant employment providers and could cause shockwaves through a vital industry. As part of a co-ordinated campaign, the disgruntled workers will descend on Westminster in a demonstration … Continue reading
LinkedIn is widely regarded as a powerful tool to help jobseekers source their next role. It allows recruiters to find matches for different vacancies, while giving applicants the chance to show off their skills in the hope of attracting their … Continue reading
Businesses are still struggling with a recession hangover, causing wages to grow at their slowest pace for four years. New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal that the median gross weekly earnings for full-time employees now … Continue reading
Contractors are set benefit from a wealth of new assignments if they choose to abandon Blighty in search of foreign adventures. Figures released in October’s Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) JobsOutlook survey reveal that around one in six contractor clients … Continue reading
Contractors are set to play an integral role as businesses look to streamline their operations, according to a new study. Research by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) reveal that firms will … Continue reading