October

Crackdown on gig economy planned to help self-employed

Companies like Uber and Deliveroo have made headlines thanks to their business model, which involves creating a centralised platform for a specific service - ...

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Self-employment rises as fewer contractors struggle to find work

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has just released its latest bulletin highlighting the changing state of employment in the UK. The 'UK Labour ...

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Self-employment benefits outweigh challenges

A report published by the Resolution Foundation - which researches and analyses living standards in the UK - has found that those who are self-employed now are ...

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38% of millennial mothers plan to start their own enterprise

Over half (54 per cent) of millennial mothers who return to the workplace find juggling life in traditional employment and raising children difficult to adjust ...

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High number of young people are aspiring entrepreneurs

A recent survey has found that 82 per cent of young people - aged between 16 and 21 - want to start their own business in future. The Association of Business ...

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Over 90% of self-employed professionals enjoy working for themselves

A recent survey conducted by Markel - a UK-based specialist online insurer for professionals - has reported some very interesting statistical findings for ...

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Business owners expect house prices to continue to fall as a result of Brexit

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) in June 2016 created a lot of uncertainty for entrepreneurs in terms of how the business world would ...

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Higher number of IT contractors since Brexit vote

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has found that the number of IT contractors has been on the rise since the UK’s decision to leave the ...

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Hammond suggests 'long-term' plan for contractors

Speaking at the Tory party conference in Birmingham, chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has given away some clues as to what contractors can expect ...

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Female business owners are more likely to find inspiration from peers

Research conducted by Vistaprint, the business card printing company, found that female business owners were more likely to look to their peers for inspiration ...

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Online self-employment and digital jobs on the rise

Business is booming for the digital media and technology industry, and this means that there are fresh opportunities for independent professionals. Britain has ...

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Significant increase in self-employment in the north-west

It is often assumed that the increasing number of those entering self-employment is much more concentrated in London and the south-east, but there has been a ...

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Theresa May plans self-employment review

Prime minister Theresa May has announced plans to set up a review of working practices and the rights of the self-employed, with plans to establish new laws ...

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