Author: Sophie Lewis

Businesses embracing cloud computing and online procurement could boost UK economy productivity

It’s been suggested that the UK economy could experience a significant productivity boost if more businesses were to take on everyday technology.

Top recruitment trends revealed

Augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), AI candidate screening and automation to fuel temp jobs are just a few of the top recruitment trends set for 2018.

80% of Brits want to start their own business

Latest research points to a high number of Brits looking to join the self-employed sector by using their entrepreneurial skills to start up their own business.

Calls for clear employment definitions to be made

The Work and Pensions and BEIS Select Committees have called for ‘clearer statutory definitions of employment’ in a new report.

UK job adverts full of gender-biased language

A new study has revealed worrying data concerning UK job adverts, with every single one of the 76,000+ adverts studied containing gender-biased language.

Autumn Budget 2017

On Wednesday the 22nd November Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget.

More protection needed for the UK’s gig workers

A recent report surveying nearly 5,000 workers and 100 businesses has revealed that the majority believe that more regulations are needed in order to protect UK gig workers.

Government delays abolition of Class 2 NICs

A one year delay has been announced by the government with regards to the removal of Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NICs) in order to enable consultation on the impact of its abolition on the self-employed on low incomes.