Author: Jaime Thorpe

Jobs boom hits the UK, despite ongoing uncertainty

Despite ongoing uncertainty with regards to the UK economy last quarter, businesses up and down the country are proving to be resilient as Britain experiences a widespread jobs boom.

Private sector could face the same IR35 fate as the public sector

With the IR35 public sector reform causing such havoc with the NHS and London Underground, it has now been revealed that there are serious talks about whether these changes will apply to the private sector too.

SMEs could increase their economic contribution significantly by 2025

SMEs currently contribute £202 billion to the economy – a yearly report has predicted that smaller sized businesses that are based in the UK’s top 10 cities will contribute an estimated £241 billion to the country’s economy by 2025.

Businesses need to work smarter to protect themselves from cyber attacks

More UK smaller sized businesses are looking to invest in cyber security as cyber crime concerns grow significantly over the last 12 months.

IR35 public sector changes are causing delays on London Underground renewal

From April 6th 2017, new rules were put in place regarding contractors working in the public sector and their IR35 status. This has meant that many contractors are now choosing to work in the private sector instead, which has resulted in major delays with the renewal of the London Underground.

Legal executive manager roles in high demand

Latest research has revealed great news for executive managers working within the legal sector, as demand for such roles continues to grow.

IT development and engineering roles in high demand

Demand for those with the right IT skills is on the up, as latest findings reveal that IT development and engineering vacancies have increased considerably over the last 12 months.

More job boards and recruitment agencies signing up to SAFER jobs

The aim of SAFER jobs is to prevent bogus employers defrauding innocent people out of hundreds of pounds under the guise of offering paid work.