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.
As the number of self-employed people continues to rise, Demos is calling for freelancers to receive a higher minimum wage
?More disabled people are choosing self-employment but are being let down by poor support from the government, according to new research from IPSE
Self-employed people are struggling to save for the future, according to the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE)
Employers aren't sufficiently geared around attracting self-employed talent, according to research from SD Worx and Antwerp Management School (AMS)