Category: recruiters

PM’s deal as bad as ‘no deal’, say the UK’s self-employed

Latest IPSE research shows that the majority of self-employed workers believe the PM’s Brexit withdrawal agreement will have a negative impact on their businesses – almost as much as a ‘no deal’.

Small businesses still held back by poor broadband

Poor broadband and mobile coverage are still continuing to hold small businesses back, particularly in rural areas.

Recruitment industry reports significant growth

Earlier this year, it was predicted that this would be a bumper year for recruitment industry growth with nearly 8,000 new recruitment agencies registering since the beginning of 2018.

Over half of workers will check work emails over the festive period

Catching up with friends and family, watching Christmas films and eating your own bodyweight in turkey is usually how people use their time during the festive period, however over half of workers are planning to check their emails over the holidays.

Dolan Accountancy voted runner up in Best Contractor Accountant

Dolan Accountancy have been voted runner up in the Best Contractor Accountant Small/Medium category by the readers of ContractorUK.

Report calls for clamp down on late payment culture

A group of MPs have compiled a report calling for a clamp down on widespread poor payment culture that hits both SMEs and contractors.

Recruitment sector to play ‘critical’ role in getting more disabled people into work

Latest government statistics show just over 50% of people with disabilities of working age are in employment. Among non-disabled people, this figure stands at 81%.

Public sector to face up to 7 more years of skills shortages

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s whitepaper has recommended key priorities for the public sector to work on in order to develop a ‘high-calibre and agile workforce’ by 2025.