Contractors who act as directors of their own personal service company or limited company are more likely to be a victim of identity fraud, a new report has warned.
Sickness pay has been highlighted as the working benefit that self-employed people would value above all others in a new report.
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has urged the government to adopt a post-Brexit policy on immigration that minimises risks to the jobs market.
Demand for contractors dipped during May 2017 as Brexit continues to affect recruitment strategies.
Businesses remain keen to hire more staff despite the economic uncertainty that has prevailed since last year’s Brexit vote, according to REC data.
Government action is necessary to address a recent decline in small business confidence, according to a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses.
The number of self-employed people in the UK has risen once again, prompting fresh calls for the government to do more to support these workers.
Rising inflation rates could have a negative impact on freelancers and the self-employed, according to IPSE.
Contractors with expertise in IT security are seeing a rise in demand for their services following the recent surge in cyber attacks.
Organisations representing the self-employed and the recruitment sector have called for immediate steps to be taken to provide certainty in the wake of the general election.