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Bright Blue Report: The self-employed are more happy and satisfied with their work than permanent employees

According to the Bright Blue report, titled Standing Alone?, more than three-quarters (80 per cent) of the UK’s self-employed are “overwhelmingly satisfied” with their jobs, compared to 74 per cent of full-time employees. However, the report also suggested that self-employed people are twice as likely to live in ‘low income’ …

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Scotland has the potential to create around 70,000 new digital technologies jobs for contractors and employed workers by 2020

Polly Purvis, CEO of ScotlandIS, has suggested that Scotland has the potential to create around 70,000 new digital technologies jobs for contractors and employed workers over the next five years, if connectivity, skills, and research receive sufficient investment, a study has revealed. “Our industry has experienced exceptional growth in recent …

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How are the Top UK Contractors using Social Media Marketing

Whilst companies are embracing social media integration, past results demonstrated that there was still room for construction companies to further embrace online platforms. How much growth has there been in social media marketing for construction companies? Has this gap begun to close? Are more contractors beginning to fully engage with …

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