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The Impending Challenge

1 June 2020|

As you know, paying contractors is at the very heart of what we do. More than most, we have shone the light for umbrella payroll providers over the past few months

A fresh start – PEO Vs Umbrella

6 May 2020|

Simple and transparent PEO is just what the industry needs, particularly right now. It protects your business, is preferred by contractors and makes life simpler for everyone.

The Contractor Payment Crisis

29 April 2020|

Nobody foresaw the events of the past couple of months. We’ve heard the terms unprecedented and unchartered repeatedly since the start of the pandemic, and who could disagree.

Why I chose to furlough

27 April 2020|

People Group CEO Terry Hillier appeared on Radio 4’s Money Box program at the weekend to discuss the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the furloughing and paying of thousands of workers.

COVID 19 Updates

11 April 2020|

This page is updated regularly to provide up-to-date information for contractors and agencies on issues relating to the Coronavirus outbreak which could impact them.

Furlough update –
1000s receive pay

6 April 2020|

The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association is seeking to ensure that all agency workers, including umbrella workers, receive furloughed pay calculated on average earnings.

FCSA Update – Furloughed workers

1 April 2020|

The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association is seeking to ensure that all agency workers, including umbrella workers, receive furloughed pay calculated on average earnings.

Coronavirus –
Help spread facts

25 March 2020|

There is no doubting the massive impact that COVID 19 is having on people all around the world. Everywhere we turn there is a new update or piece of information.

Getting through this

24 March 2020|

You hear the phrase unchartered territory so often that it has lost its meaning. It’s moving into a place where you’ve never been before.

Positivity Update

24 March 2020|

With the constant feed of Coronavirus information we wanted to spread some of the more positive stories that we’ve noticed over the past week.

IR35 Delayed

18 March 2020|

The government have announced a delay to IR35 in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. But what does this mean for PSC contractors? Here we answer some of your questions

Changes to holiday dates

28 February 2020|

In response to contractor feedback we’re updating our holiday policy. At present the holiday year in all contracts of employment runs from 06 April to 05 April to mirror the tax year.

Spotlight on Colin Martin

17 February 2020|

Colin Joined People Group in October 2019 to strengthen a growing business development team. With a number of years of experience in the recruitment industry he is based in the South East with particular focus on our London based clients.

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