The UK labour market remained largely stable in July following the vote to leave the European Union at the end of June, although the number of vacancies for contract roles dipped slightly.
Freelancers and contractors who leave their jobs to start a business dedicated to something they are passionate about are achieving considerable success, according to a new report.
The government has been called upon to improve the current system of maternity and adoption pay for self-employed people.
Drooping confidence among UK businesses is not currently having a significant negative impact on hiring intentions, according to a new report.
Controversial changes to IR35 regulations could lead to contractors leaving the public sector, according to a new report.
The recent growth in UK self-employment rates has continued in June, according to the latest official government data.
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has once again called on the government to rethink its planned changes to IR35 tax regulations for the public sector.
The government’s proposed reforms of the controversial IR35 regulations have been dissected by the Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA), which does not believe the changes will have a positive impact on UK self-employment.
A new report from the Competition and Markets Authority has shed light on some of the ways in which current UK banking services are not meeting the needs of freelancers and the self-employed.
The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) has highlighted a series of priority goals that must be fulfilled to ensure freelancers have the best possible chance of success in post-Brexit Britain.