A new report has indicated that some self-employed people are being put in a position where they are unable to gain any of the benefits associated with either freelancing or traditional salaried employment.
Organisations representing self-employed workers have voiced their disappointment at the meagre support for the sector provided by the new government Autumn Statement.
UK businesses are looking to the government to introduce new measures to help bolster company growth and help them create more jobs.
Self-employed people in the UK are currently finding it difficult to put away any money for their retirement, according to a new report.
Self-employed people are likely to be put off seeking contracts in the public sector if the government goes ahead with planned changes to IR35 regulations.
UK inflation rates saw a small decline in October 2016, which is potentially good news for businesses – but self-employed people remain wary of the country’s overall economic outlook.
Smaller companies across the UK are upping their spending on new technologies in order to take advantage of market opportunities and compete with larger companies on an equal footing.
The majority of self-employed people are not unhappy about the current state of their employment rights, according to a new report.
The UK jobs market saw another month of improvement in October 2016, although potential troubles still lie ahead.
Rates of hiring in the UK stagnated in September as the ongoing economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit affected the jobs market.