Freelancers and self-employed workers are losing significant amounts of time due to the difficulties of managing their own finances, according to a new study.
The government has once again been called upon to provide an updated legal definition of self-employment in order to prevent companies from taking advantage of the current system to exploit workers.
The recent strong growth of the jobs market may not persist in the coming years, according to new economic analysis.
Confidence levels among British freelancers have seen a sharp decline during the first quarter of 2017, according to a new industry report.
The Federation of Small Businesses has called on all the political parties contesting the June 2017 general election to pledge their support for self-employed workers.
Rates of temporary hiring rose to their highest levels all year during April, although the overall picture for the jobs market showed some less positive trends.
Freelancers and contractors in the UK are largely confident about their business prospects at the moment, even though the outlook for the economy is much less certain.
Many self-employed people are approaching retirement without a private or workplace pension in place, according to a new report from Aegon.
The UK construction sector experienced continued growth in April 2017, resulting in a positive impact on the jobs market.
A report compiled by MPs has criticised so-called gig economy companies for utilising a form of self-employment that takes advantage of legal loopholes for their own benefit.