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David Cameron: THE SELF-EMPLOYED ARE A KEY PART OF OUR LONG-TERM ECONOMIC PLAN FOR THE COUNTRY

Prime Minister David Cameron tells IPSE’s media adviser Jim Cassidy about his respect for the growing army of go-getters. Throughout his term, his main focus has been the economy, the economy, the economy and the one sector that he has never stopped talking-up is the growing army of independent professionals …

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Contingent Workers: Bridging the Skills Gap | Workforce 2020 Oxford Economics Research / CareerBuilder

Talent acquisition, involves strategic and executive level functions such as developing overall employee engagement, talent resourcing, succession planning, contingent labor management, on-boarding, retention, employment branding, and workforce optimization. Catherine Hess of recruiter.com, explores the current skills gap, particularly those in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) that are finding …

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The Tech Nation 2016 Report: The UK’s digital sector to earn better wages than the rest of the economy

IT workers in the UK’s digital sector can expect to earn better wages than the rest of the economy, according to the latest government data. The Tech Nation 2016 report has revealed that the average salary within the digital sector has reached just under £50,000, which is 36 per cent …

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Report on review of self-employment policies and an examination of freelancer taxation

A strategic review of the legislative framework relating to contractors and freelancers is needed to ensure the government meets its long-term aim of simplifying the tax regime. The Association for Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) has applauded recommendations for a review of self-employment policies and an examination of …

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