Championing & protecting the UK’s independent workforce

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Join us for our weekly podcasts for updates on current issues and in depth discussions with experts. We have a podcast for agency workers, and another for self-employed people.

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We believe in working together throughout the supply chain so that temporary, freelance and self-employed workers are treated fairly and properly supported.

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We publish a weekly newsletter to bring you all the  latest developments for self-employed, gig workers, temporary workers and freelancers.

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Agency workers

Umbrella workers

Self-employed

Contractors

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Yodel Workers Set To Strike

The GMB union said around 250 drivers at delivery giant Yodel have voted to strike in a dispute over pay and working conditions.  Interestingly, one

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Dutch Uber Drivers Are Employees

Uber has lost another court case in relation to the employment status of it’s drivers, this time in The Netherlands.  The Federation of Dutch Trade Unions

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What People Say About Us

Thanks Julia for explaining how a compliant umbrella works, I've been able to make an informed choice.

Jonathan​

contractor required to choose an umbrella

Without Julia's help I had no idea where to even start! Now I know what I'm doing and especially in relation to what scams to look out for.

Rachel

umbrella employee who suspected a scam​

Whilst listening to the episodes and the trailer, I didn't only learn some things but found it very insightful!

Dominic

newly self-employed individual​

These initial podcasts on self-employment are fabulous. Julia is extremely knowledgeable on these matters and great at pulling together various resources. Her new IWORK website will be great for both those new and experienced in self-employment matters.

Adee99

reviewed on Apple Podcasts

Thanks to the pandemic I’ve recently changed from fulltime employment into short term contract based employment. I’d not been a temp for nearly 30 years , so my expectations and understanding was a little dated. The host is clearly well versed on the subject & is able to convey the message clearly and concisely.

Trigger Inside

reviewed on Apple Podcasts

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