The government should be doing more to support women who wish to work for themselves, according to a leading industry body.
Small start-up companies are actively seeking opportunities to collaborate with larger corporate entities at the moment, but many are facing barriers to doing so due to a lack of flexibility.
Self-employed people and owners of small businesses are largely unaware of incoming efforts to move towards greater adoption of digital tax management tools.
The number of people in the UK who are working for themselves has once again risen relative to the same time last year, according to the latest official data.
Freelancers and self-employed people across the UK are seeing their working and living expenses rising as a result of the recent growth in inflation.
The skills shortages that have impacted UK business performance in recent times are not only restricted to Britain, according to a new global study.
Some UK bosses are using their workers’ self-employed status as an excuse to avoid paying them the minimum wage, according to a new report.
Confidence among UK small businesses is continuing to rise, according to the latest data from the Federation of Small Businesses.
Vacancy numbers for contractors may be sliding as UK businesses gradually adjust to a new status quo after the disruption of last year’s Brexit referendum.
Rates of temporary hiring in the UK saw a sharp surge in December 2016, with demand for staff continuing to rise on a nationwide basis.