Travel Counsellors CEO Steve Byrne discusses some misconceptions about gig economy companies and offers advice on how to make this model work.
Halfway through 2016, the term gig economy was thrown into the limelight. Although suggesting a new phenomenon had made an appearance, all that had really happened was that someone came up with a fancier name for freelance work, enhanced by the use of technology. It also prompted the question of whether we should change the law around it.
It’s time for chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget 2017, so we’ve looked at the rumour mill and compiled a list of business announcements likely to crop up.
Last week bean counters at the Office for National Statistics revealed economic growth continued at the end of 2016, but we shouldn’t rest on our laurels.
Pensions, tax, savings… what do you need to know if you're self-employed? Here is how to secure your financial future.
Recent stats on the UK job market may have made for improved reading, but university students aren't feeling positive about its unpredictability.
The number of women starting businesses has increased more than those started by men, but studies show women still lack support to take their business to the next level. A free online tool has been launched to help women find out where their strengths and weaknesses lie.
The government’s move to tighten up mortgage lending rules earlier in the year has led to reports that it’s going to be more difficult for business owners to get loans. However, we spoke to Malcolm Davidson, independent mortgage broker and founder of UK Money Man, about new options coming on to the market and how self-employed should prepare for the regulations.
The recession ramped up the number of self-employed in the UK – but a new report has found they work harder for less than their employed counterparts.
Increasing numbers of people are becoming self-employed but these people are predominantly freelancers or contractors, rather than job creators.
Employing consultants and self-employed people can be tricky business. Here's an expert guide to make sure your consultancy agreement is fair and legal.
Running a business is hard work. The day-to-day realities of self-employment can be harsh, particularly in such an unpredictable economic climate. (Sponsored)