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.
Self-employed people are facing unnecessary obstacles when trying to apply for a mortgage, according to a new study.
Jobs market conditions saw another improvement during September 2016, as UK employers continued to recover from the shock of June’s vote to leave the European Union.
Small companies, sole traders and self-employed people are experiencing considerable productivity losses due to the difficulty of completing basic financial administrative tasks.
A new report has raised fresh concerns that the recent “pensions revolution” brought about by the introduction of auto-enrolment is leaving self-employed people behind.