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Apply due diligence around contractor insurance, APSCo advises

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Recruiters must implement procedures to ensure that contractors have the correct insurance cover in place to mitigate reputational risk and demonstrate compliance. That is the advice of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), whose recommendation is outlined in the trade association’s latest white paper, Contractor Insurance: The hidden risk in the recruitment supply chain, […]

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Slight dent in confidence as staff shortages emerge

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Emerging staff shortages stand to dent businesses’ potential for growth as job vacancies rise, according to figures released this week. This week’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a record number of available vacancies – 833,000 for June to August 2018 – 44,000 more than the previous year and […]

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Government’s double blow for the self-employed

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

The government appears poised to launch a double whammy to the self-employed by axing its flagship New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) scheme. News of the plans came just 24 hours after the government announced it was U-turning on a pledge to abolish Class 2 NICs, IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has said. […]

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Inequality starts at interview, research reveals

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Interviewers have recently come under fire after a survey reveals that 8 out of 10 are guilty of asking off-limits questions. Approximately 85% of interviewers have admitted asking off-limits questions during the interview process, new research by UK science and technology recruitment specialists, Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), has recently revealed. The research also unveiled confusion […]

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Whistle-blower reports of NMW underpayment up 134% in a year

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

The number of whistle-blower reports over the underpayment of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) received by HMRC has increased 134% in just a year, according to an international law firm. Pinsent Masons also revealed that the number of investigations opened by HMRC into employers as a result of these reports has increased 43% in a […]

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Graduate talent programmes must be future-proof

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Organisations must build graduate programmes with long-term business needs in mind, according to new research from talent acquisition and management consultancy, Alexander Mann Solutions. The white paper, titled The Next Chapter: Your New Global Graduate Programme, which is based on quantitative research and in-depth interviews with global brands including Rolls-Royce, GE, HSBC and Citi, amongst […]

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Controversy over HMRC’s stance on MOO

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

HMRC has recently published its stance on mutuality of obligation (MOO) following claims in contractor bulletins and at roundtable discussions that it is omitted from the Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) service. It has stated that “while CEST does not explicitly look at MOO, it is designed to determine whether an existing or future […]

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City jobseeker confidence riding high

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Despite recent news of dropping EU migration and a tight labour market, this June saw a surge of confidence in the City’s financial services sector. Morgan McKinley’s June London Employment Monitor uncovered some encouraging figures for Q1, with a 29% increase in professionals seeking jobs, month-on-month; Hakan Enver, managing director, Morgan McKinley Financial Services commented: […]

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Coding now employers’ most valued second language

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Time spent on computers may in fact be more profitable for young people in the long run than socialising, as jobs that require computer language coding skills earn on average £16,523 more per year than positions which require an additional human language. The data – collated in June 2018 by European job site Adzuna – […]

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FSB and IPSE call for better deal for the self-employed

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has welcomed a new campaign from the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) supporting policies which value and promote self-employment. IPSE particularly backs the FSB’s concerns over the possible extension of changes to IR35 into the private sector. However, IPSE goes one step further, and calls on […]

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