Self-employed professionals are often referred to by recruiters and clients as contractors or freelancers. Contracting and freelancing can be extremely rewarding, but there are some concerns that may arise when professionals are first breaking into the world of self-employment.
One of the fastest rising trends in the employment industry is the expansion of the gig economy, which involves contractors and freelancers engaging in short-term contracts that range in length from a few minutes to a few weeks.
Whether you’re a seasoned contractor or have just started contracting, you have probably thought about pensions and how you can save for your retirement.
In construction industry news, UCATT is being backed by the general council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in the ongoing campaign advocating for the rights of construction workers.
Is your fixed-term contract coming to an end? Find out how you can successfully negotiate a contract renewal with your recruiter and end client.