Legislation and Regulation

How to check if your consultants are IR35 compliant

Don’t let the imminent IR35 tax changes put you off hiring freelance consultants, says Mirel Baila. Follow this 4-point checklist and stay IR35 compliant

Legislation and Regulation

Freelancers and gig workers are now entitled to payslips by law

As part of the government's Good Work Plan, employers and freelancers must get a payslip detailing the hours they've worked.

Human Resources

How technology can help to diffuse threat of a freelance revolution

The UK is sitting on a workforce time bomb, the freelance revolution, says PeoplePerHour's Xenios Thrasyvoulou. Here is how businesses can diffuse it.


Utilising a take home pay calculator as a contractor

If you’ve just started out as a contractor then understanding the ins and outs may take some time to get used to.

Human Resources

How to attract top-class tech contractors

Robert Half's Neil Owen explains what organisations can do to recruit contract employees that can form the backbone of digital transformation projects.

Human Resources

How will Brexit affect UK SMEs hiring EU freelancers?

Currently, 97 per cent of British SMEs outsource 10 to 40 per cent of their work to contractors in the EU. How will Brexit affect SME hiring?

Human Resources

Ignore the gig economy at your peril: The rise of the freelancer

An increasing demand for flexible working for employees sees the rise in the gig economy. Ignore them and you may just miss out on their talent.

Growth Planning

Businesses must evolve to capitalise on the freelance economy

From tapping into niche expertise on a project-by-project basis to boosting temporary staff-counts in the busy season, Office Depot's Nigel Crunden explains when and how to make the most out of the UK's 1.6 million freelancers.


A singular vision and a network of freelancers: Avocado Social

Avocado Social's Alison Battisby was pushing social media before it became the norm. Here's how she made social training mainstream.

Human Resources

The rise of e-lancing in the workplace

Keith Holdt, investment director at private equity firm LDC\s Value Enhancement Group explains why freelancing, in particular e-lancing, is having an impact and is set to transform the modern workplace.


PeoplePerHour gets Index Ventures top-up and hires former Skype and Gumtree heads

A business aimed at providing a marketplace for freelance services has closed a £2 million funding round led by Index Ventures.