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Don’t lose out! Keeping an eye on your expenses will make sure you’re not out of pocket.We know that time is tight when you are a contractor and it can be easy to forget to claim expenses...
Optionis’ MD contributes to ContractorCalculator article
Thinking of setting up a Limited company? Sign up to ClearSky Accounting now and get three months free!Setting up a Limited company can be daunting, but it is a step which many contractors choose to take to give them a flexible working lifestyle and...
The current situation in Greece and the EU might have cast a dark cloud of the UK economy but we could also start to see the green shoots of recovery we keep being told about to finally take root. A … Continue reading
How do you rate it? It’s been a gloomy week for news this week as the government released ‘disappointing’ unemployment figures, two of the UK’s leading banks announced rate cuts for IT contractors and the British chamber of commerce cast … Continue reading
A new survey jointly commissioned by the PCG and REC has concluded that the majority of both members of the public and MPs in the House of Commons would like to see things made easier for flexible workers in the … Continue reading
How far would you go for that dream assignment? And what constitutes a dream assignment anyway? Is it the company, the project, the team or the location? Chances are it’s a combination of all three. This week according to a … Continue reading
Amongst the AWR dominated news this week, Contractor Calculators September market report presented some interesting stats for contractors and freelancers which were largely positive. The report highlighted that: Online demand in the public sector plummets, but core contracting disciplines are … Continue reading