Orange & Gold Blog

High demand for IT contractors

According to a leading recruitment firm, Harvey Nash, banks in the City are on an IT hiring spree

Further good news on the economy

The latest UK plc survey from the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Grant Thornton has just been published

A good time to be a contractor?

This week saw some pretty encouraging statistics for contract and freelance workers reported

Equal treatment for agency workers

The UK Government has finalised regulations giving agency workers and freelance contractors, the same rights to equal pay and working conditions that permanent employees have.

EU moves to ease small business accounting burden

An opt-out allowing European Union (EU) small businesses turning over less than €1m (£865,000) per year to stop filing annual accounts has been proposed by the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee.