June

New National Oil and Gas Skills Week hoped to change perceptions

The oil and gas sector is experiencing a knowledge cliff, as the old guard reaches retirement age. There is renewed focus on attracting more skills among ...

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PCG advises contractors to ensure they're on the right VAT Flat Rate

VAT and tax compliance can feel like a burden for many contractors and other self-employed individuals. That's why so many turn to accountancy services to help ...

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How can more women be attracted into the oil and gas sector?

The oil and gas sector has traditionally been male dominated, with female employees and limited company contractor s standing in the minority. However, with ...

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Are you planning to invest in your business this year?

Limited companies and sole traders looking to remain competitive may want to think about increasing investment. Research from the Federation of Small Business ...

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What are the hot roles in the IT sector?

The spotlight has been on the IT sector recently, with research showing that the industry will be behind the considerable growth in the UK capital. However, ...

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IR35 information updated by HMRC

IR35 compliance is likely to be made easier thanks to new guidance released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The Frequently Asked Questions section has been ...

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Over half of employers intend to increase agency worker headcounts

Contractors are likely to find they have a packed scheduled over the next quarter if the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment and Employment ...

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IT contractors can play key role in driving growth in London

London's growth over the next five years is expected to be driven by technology and creative industries, according to the latest CBI/KPMG London Business ...

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Consultations launched to simplify benefits in kind and expenses

Four consultations have been launched to discuss plans to simplify employee benefits and expenses. Experts and interested parties are set to share their views ...

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R3: Economic upturn is more than just a blip

Limited company contractors and sole traders will be comforted to hear that the recent economic upturn, which has helped to stoke demand, is more than just a ...

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Details emerge over HMRC employment intermediaries dropbox

APSCo has received details from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) about the much anticipated employment intermediaries dropbox. It has been revealed that an email ...

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Is it now a dog-eat-dog world in oil and gas?

The talent shortage in the oil and gas industry is turning the hiring environment into a dog-eat-dog world, if the findings of a new survey are anything to go ...

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Why is there a lack of female contractors?

New research from Procorre has shown a startling lack of female contractors when compared to men. Indeed, while there are now almost one million women choosing ...

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Financial services companies looking to grow headcounts

Financial services businesses are looking to grow their headcounts, according to new research. The ' Remoulding your workforce for a new marketplace ' ...

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ONS Labour Market stats highlight changing working practices

The way people work in the UK is continuing to shift, with new data showing a rise in the number of Britons choosing to become self-employed. Figures from the ...

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Govt personal service companies response brings stability for contractors

The government has released its response to the findings of the House of Lords Select Committee on Personal Service Companies and it seems there will be little ...

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