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With ‘outside IR35’ contracts now in high demand by contractors, due to the introduction of the April 2020 ‘off-payroll’ rules, how have the legislative changes affected the contract jobs market, and how are agency recruiters reacting?
Have you ever wondered whether it is worth including a covering letter when you submit your CV for a prospective contract position?
In this article, Peter Roy looks at some great ways for contractors to save money on their accomodation costs – including how to find late availability deals, find discount codes, and make the most of a new trend – ‘Air B&B’.
With the array of booming economies worldwide, it’s no wonder that so many skilled workers are seeking employment abroad. However, whilst there are plenty of reasons to look for opportunities overseas, there are a variety of potential risks that contractors face, particularly surrounding compliance across borders.
Having your own website can provide a number of real benefits for contractors, and given the low cost of entry, there isn’t really an excuse not to have one these days.
If you’re about to start a new contract, or if you’re coming up for renewal, these tips may come in handy to help you maximise your earning potential, whilst keeping on the right side of your agent and prospective client.
To gain a competitive edge over others when bidding for a new contract role, it is often your non-technical skills that will determine your success. Here, Simon Bichara explains why the art of negotiation is so important.
Recruitment is a cut-throat industry at times; experienced and inexperienced candidates alike can unwittingly fall into the same traps over and over again as they tread the job boards in search of their next contract.
Being a contractor is like running your own small business. You’re completely reliant on yourself for finding the next source of contract work, and for selling yourself to prospective clients and recruiters. So, could you benefit from marketing your business better?