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The Definitive Guide to Self-Marketing

Don’t apply for another contract until you’ve watched this webinar!! Join us for an action packed live webinar all about developing ‘Brand You’ to promote yourself in your industry and attack the contract market. This session i...

The Definitive Guide to Contractor Marketing

Don’t apply for another contract until you’ve watched this webinar! Join us for an action packed live webinar all about developing ‘Brand You’ to promote yourself in your industry and attack the contract market. This session is...

Employment Status and Statutory Rights

Employment status has a big effect on companies especially when it comes to statutory rights. Considering the gig economy, which is growing rapidly, two companies have dominated the news in recent weeks for this reason – Uber and Del...

Top tips when incorporating

Last financial year Companies House incorporated over 644,000 companies, 99% of which were done online and 1% on paper. Over 8% of online applications to incorporate and nearly 53% of paper applications were rejected. Many of these applic...

Contractor Opinion: Which contractor issues do you want to see the new Government tackle first?

With the general election on the 8th June resulting in a hung parliament and the ongoing instability of Brexit; political uncertainty looks set to continue. PM Theresa May looks to join forces with the DUP - a Northern Ireland party kn...

How do I complete a risk assessment?

An electrical contractor was ordered to carry out unpaid work and pay costs of £1,152, after his trainee fell three and half metres through a plasterboard ceiling. The trainee suffered head injuries and was in hospital for 23 days. He was ...

Are you open to cyber attack?

IT Cyber Security is no longer just a headache for big companies. More and more, IT experts are recommending that small businesses and independent contractors have a plan in place to secure their existing systems and data, pro...

FREE LinkedIn Webinar

Did you know that, when used correctly, your LinkedIn profile is just as effective as your CV for finding new contract roles? LinkedIn now has 470 million members, and 85% of potential clients or hiring managers will check o...

FREE Webinar – Advanced CV Writing for Contractors

Thursday 23rd Feb, 7:15 pm SIGN UP HERE Is your CV optimised for recruitment software? Does it work for the machine as well as h...

What will 2017 bring for contractors?

The year just gone brought more than its fair share of upheaval to contractors and to the future of the UK economy. The public sector IR35 reforms and Brexit alone are quite enough to cause concern. Contractors will rightly feel as though t...

What has Arnold Schwarzenegger got to do with Contractor CVs?

An article by Matt Craven, Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors and Personal Branding expert.

I’m not a huge fan of the Terminator films but I’m led to believe that the machines had taken over the world ...

Contractors lead the Tech revolution

Backed by the government and with foreign investment pouring into technology funds in the UK, digital talent has never been in greater demand. We look at the key developments and advancements in a new era of digitalisation that is creating ...

What will Brexit mean for City contractors?

Among the many ponderables following Brexit, one of the biggest is the impact it would have on the City of London’s status as the world’s preeminent financial centre. The banking and financial services sector is a vital contributor t...

The resilient labour market means good news for contractors

News that Britain’s unemployment rate has fallen to 4.8%, its lowest level since September 2005, suggests that the economy is not suffering from any post-Brexit blues. The news delighted employment minister Damian Hinds who hailed “the ...

It’s never been a better time to remortgage

Moving home can be a big hassle. We know contractors often see the value in a new mortgage on a lower interest rate. Can’t help but notice it, in fact, given how acute their eyes pick out savings. But by the time they’ve:

Contractors Deliver Diversity

Recent research by global management consulting firm McKinsey has revealed that gender and ethnically diverse companies are more likely to outperform their peers by 15 and 35% respectively, while advancing women’s equality could add as mu...