"To really work effectively and protect jobs, cash needs to come in quickly and be easy to access."
"Instead of supporting freelancers to help them keep their businesses going, it is pushing the self-employed into the benefits system."
“Hirers must not, however, be tempted to do as several banks have and either scrap their contractors or force them onto the payroll."
“Confidence in business performance and in the wider economy is stuck in firmly negative territory."
The news that Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) are already finalising plans to extend off-payroll rules to the private sector has been met by consternation by the recruitment industry. Reported by the BBC it appears that the changes will demand…