"So all of these people here today and thousands of others are finding that their livelihoods are threatened – they cannot get the work. Even the companies they've worked with for years and years and years, are afraid to take them on"
Even the companies they are effectively permanent employees of, does she mean?
Lumping in the contractors and clients that are taking the piss with those of use that are genuinely running our own companies is not going to help.
We need our clients to be clear about what's safe, otherwise they will make blanket decisions erring on the side of caution.