Hiring conditions in the UK construction sector saw another upturn in October 2016 as the industry’s recovery from the Brexit shock continued.
Confidence levels among the UK’s freelancers and self-employed people has seen a significant drop-off since the vote to leave the European Union, according to a new report.
Self-employed people working in the creative industries are often having difficulty covering their expenses due to the frequency with which they end up working for free.
British companies remain keen to take on new staff, though evidence suggests their overall confidence levels have fallen.
The government’s move to crack down on so-called ‘gig economy’ companies has been welcomed by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.
The number of self-employed people in the UK rose once again during the quarter from June to August 2016, according to new government data. Figures from the Office for National Statistics indicate that 4.79 million people in the UK were working for themselves during this three-month period, an increase of 273,000 compared to the same…
The government has been called upon to implement policy changes to help address the low rates of pay that many UK self-employed workers are currently having to deal with.
Job opportunities in the IT sector continued to become more plentiful during August 2016, according to a new industry survey.
The number of businesses registered and operating in the UK has reached a new record high, according to a new report from the government.
A large proportion of UK self-employed people may be gambling with their own financial security by failing to put any backup plans in place for the eventuality that they are unable to work.