Conservative leadership candidate Liz Truss this week pledged to review IR35 regulations if she becomes prime minister, but critics have said it needs complete reform.
SMEs are blaming cashflow issues for delays in paying freelance workers.
Freelancing is not just a job, not a stopgap, but more of a career choice, and there are benefits for both workers and employers. If HR invests in freelancers now, they’ll reap the rewards for years...
Damning research by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) finds 61% of umbrella company workers say they see no benefit to being employed under this arrangement.
Companies across the UK have signed the Freelance Charter drawn up by freelance platform UnderPinned which aims to protect the rights of self-employed workers.
HR directors across the UK are looking to plug the skills gap with freelancers and contractors rather than permanent hires.
In the UK, there is no statutory definition of self-employment set out in legislation, whereas the other two tiers of employment status, employee and worker, are defined under the Employment Rights...