Demand Greatest For Technically Skilled Contractors

Contractors who have key skills in engineering, strategic and technical areas are seeing greatest demand.   The next year or two look like being profitable ones for technical contractors, engineering contractors and contractors in possession of important strategic skills according to new REC figures. The REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) Jobs Outlook for August highlighted…


REC Report on Jobs May 2014

A small drop in IT contractor demand growth during May has belied recent alerts from recruiters regarding skills shortages which are proving to be stubborn in the contracting sector whilst still growing in the permanent market. In truth, there is still scarcity of skills  among IT contractors when it comes to .Net, SQL, Development and…


HMRC Tax Rates for 2014 / 2015

Personal Taxation Allowance The personal allowance is the amount that any UK worker (who is aged 65 and under) is allowed to earn in one year (one tax year) before they start to incur income tax. The personal tax allowance in 2014/2015 was £10,000 and this has been raised for 2015/2016 to £10,400. read more…