People running their own businesses may be overworking themselves and going too long without taking time off, according to a new study.
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has welcomed the recent positive momentum of the UK jobs market, while calling for the government to take the necessary steps to maintain this progress.
The recent rise in the number of people working for themselves in the UK has continued during July, according to the latest government data.
The government has announced new measures to support the Prompt Payment Code in order to further crack down on the harmful effects late payments can have on businesses.
UK entrepreneurs and small business owners have been reminded of the potential financial impact of forgetting to deposit their cheques.
The government has announced that £250 million in Start Up Loans have been provided to entrepreneurs across the country since the programme’s launch.
The UK jobs market saw something of a rebound in August 2016 following the recent Brexit-related downturn.
The construction sector saw a slight rebound from its post-Brexit woes in August, with rates of job creation picking up slightly as a result.
Scotland’s government has been called upon to improve its support for self-employed workers by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.
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.