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Brookson partner with leading digital marketers RTD

Friday 7 April 2017

Leading Cheshire digital marketing agency, Results Through Digital (RTD) has signed a new partnership deal with Warrington accountancy firm Brookson to support thousands of their UK customers with new website services. Brookson, which is a current client of RTD and based just a few hundred metres ...

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New Brookson website full of fantastic features

Monday 13 February 2017

Our new website features a new take home pay calculator and knowledge centre, among other features. Here at Brookson, we take pride in providing the best ...

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Brookson expands with acquisition of 1st Option

Monday 13 March 2017

Brookson, one of the UK’s largest providers of professional services for the flexible workforce, has today acquired 1 st Option , an accountancy business based ...

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Brookson supports National Apprenticeship Week

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Brookson are delighted to support National Apprenticeship Week along with our several apprentices across the business. Our programme of Apprentice recruitment has given ...

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Top Recruitment Trends for the Healthcare Sector

Monday 20 February 2017

All industries have faced big changes to their recruitment trends in recent years thanks to the introduction of new technology. The healthcare sector in particular has undergone ...

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Temporary labour vital to NHS services

Friday 3 February 2017

Temporary labour is helping to make a huge difference to how the NHS handles demand during peak times of the year. While full-time staff make up the core of the organisation, the ...

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Latest Industry News

Thursday 11 May 2017

The complexity of IR35 rules has left many self-employed professionals confused over what legislation applies to them. According to PRISM, the trade body for umbrella companies , there have been “at least a dozen” examples where HMRC officials wrongfully told contractors they were the entitled to particular expenses. Crawford Temple, PRISM chief ...

Tuesday 9 May 2017

All political parties should provide support to self-employed individuals across the UK, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) urged. The group has put forward a manifesto titled Small Business, Big Ambition to protect the the country’s small business community. As part of this, it set out over 30 steps the government should take in order to secure ...

Tuesday 18 April 2017

The number of self-employed workers has seen a large increase over the last decade, with the last year alone seeing figures rise by 174,000, equating to 478 individuals a day. Analysis from Direct Line for business has found that the last ten years have seen self-employed workers jump from 3.8 million to 4.7 million, representing an increase of 23 per cent. ...

Thursday 13 April 2017

February saw the UK construction industry slow dramatically as infrastructure work saw a decline, according to the latest figures. Newly-released data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this month reveals that the fall in construction work during February was worse than previously thought. Output across the sector declined by 1.7 per cent on a ...

Wednesday 12 April 2017

Many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are owed thousands of pounds in late payments, according to a new survey. The Zurich SME Risk Index has revealed that over half of the SMEs in the UK are owed a total of £44.6 billion in late payments, putting a strain on small businesses and self-employed individuals. The survey of more than 1,000 SME ...

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