What experienced contractors have to say

In the second half of 2017, contractors continue to face uncertainty. Brexit negotiations are still in a state of disarray and the government is yet to offer concrete solutions. Other issues, like the major changes to IR35, have left contractors feeling like they’re stuck between a rock and a hard… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 28 September 2017

Three ways to increase your rates

Selling yourself is a key skill for contractors. As a ‘gig worker’ who has to win new business on a regular basis, it’s the foundation of securing a continuous income. However, many contractors admit that selling themselves and charging the right rates for the work they do can be hard. In… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 25 September 2017

How contractors can make Brexit work

The vote to leave the European Union was a huge political shock to the country. Pundits, betting firms and many politicians were sure voters would opt to Remain. When the votes were tallied and it became clear that Britain had decided to leave, the reaction was one of complete amazement…. View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 21 September 2017

Considering contracting? How to weigh up the risks and rewards

It’s a fact that contractors earn more than employees, with the UK’s top independent professionals charting three times more income than the average national wage according to a Professional Representation Network study. Increased pay is just one of the many well-known advantages that go hand-in-hand with contract work, but there… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 18 September 2017

Setting your rates as a contractor

Whether you are a first time contractor or looking to revise your current rates, setting rates that work for you and your prospective employers can be a challenge. For contractors serving a multitude of industry sectors, there isn’t a lot of information available. Most businesses looking to hire contractors are… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 14 September 2017