Monthly Archives: October 2014

Business Secretary launches review on self-employment rights

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable this week launched an employment review aimed at strengthening the status of the self-employed. Announced at the Liberal Democrat conference, the review will address the potential extension of employment rights and additional job stability for zero-hours contracts and agency workers in particular. A press statement […]

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Freelancers asked for opinions on self-employment

The European Freelancer’s Movement has this week called for freelancers across the UK and Europe to identify the key issues affecting their lives as self-employed professionals. The group, set up by freelancers, aims to make the key problems that freelancers encounter known to the European Parliament, and is requesting that the self-employed submit their ideas […]

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