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Autumn Statement 2014: Key Points for Contractors

During the delivery of his statement, George Osborne proudly declared the ongoing decrease of unemployment, directly referring to the increase of the self-employed population now equalling almost 15% of the UK’s entire workforce. Despite this, the 2014 statement had a very small amount of implications for this expanding sector of the workforce. We have listed a handful of the points taken from the statement that could affect you a contractor within the upcoming year;

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RECs CEO: “Recruitment Industry to thrive within next 5 years”

Following his presentation at Recruitment Live, in which he described the changing world of work and the corresponding challenges for recruiters, he outlined the importance of choosing a good platform from which to work from a technology point of view, but was keen to emphasise the need to ensure recruiters had the necessary skills to match candidates to clients successfully.