Recent Updates

Impellam acquires UK-based technology staffing firm

5 November 2014

Impellam Group acquired Lorien Limited, a UK-based technology staffing firm.


Firm acquires VMS and MSP provider PRO Unlimited

5 November 2014

Investcorp acquired PRO Unlimited, which offers VMS, MSP and independent contractor compliance/payrolling services.


The rise of freelancer management systems

5 November 2014

In our recently released report, The Rise of Freelancer Management Systems, Staffing Industry Analysts addressed an emerging and potentially disruptive technology.


Be fair: Enforceable indemnification agreements will follow

5 November 2014

Suppliers should be willing to indemnify you in circumstances where their mistakes prove costly to you, but too often, buyers expect far more than that.


The M&A saga continues: VMS & MSP provider acquired

5 November 2014

Investment firm Investcorp acquired PRO Unlimited — which offers VMS, MSP and independent contractor compliance/payrolling services — in a $300 million-plus deal announced last week.


Disaster preparedness and your contingent workforce

5 November 2014

A fire. A tornado. A disaster can strike at any time, usually without warning. You've probably got a plan in place for your employees. But what of your contingents?


No hospital coverage? Plans won’t qualify as way to avoid ACA penalties — but relief offered

5 November 2014

Federal agencies rejected a health plan setup that would have allowed employers to avoid ACA penalties while offering coverage to workers that, while affordable, did not cover in-patient hospitalization.


Attract the best by partnering with the best

5 November 2014

The best talent comes from the best suppliers. Editor and Publisher Subadhra R. Sriram invites you to encourage your own favorite suppliers to vie for a spot on the Best Staffing Firms to Work For list. The survey closes soon.


Supreme Court turns away challenge to Illinois independent contractor law

5 November 2014

The US Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge to an Illinois law that classifies workers in the construction industry as employees unless they can meet the detailed requirements of the statute for independent contractor status, JD Supra Business Advisor Reports. Read more here


SIA research: Freelancer management systems

5 November 2014

Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed the five leading freelancer management systems (FMS) providers to learn what defines and is essential to this space. Find the report here