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Hourly or Daily contract rate - How to maximise your earnings?

If you have chosen to work as a contractor then hiring firms and recruitment agencies will always ask you one question i.e, What is your expected contract rate? It will mostly rely on the type of industry you are working in and how much work you can ...


Getting started in the IT contracting industry

Contracting is a great job because you get to earn higher pay, encounter multiple occupations, and appreciate the opportunity of working for yourself. Most people who chose this employment type won't ever think back to choosing permanent employ...


Contractors Vs Permanent Employees - The Advantages and Disadvantages

If you are also confused about whether to choose contracting or become a permanent employee, then you are not alone. People face dilemmas in both of the job types. Many factors affect this decision, like - your lifestyle, financial needs, job securi...


How to leverage market demands when negotiating contracts?

Negotiation is essential to reach a conclusion, where both parties’ terms and conditions have been met. A good negotiation states that both parties are satisfied with the agreement. Negotiation is not about you taking a step back if the other...


Why is a written contract must for contractors?

Written contracts set out the rights and commitments of each party, and reduce the danger of vulnerability. Some organisations reduce the expense of having a contract and terms and conditions drafted by an expert. The contract gives a strong an...


Personal branding for contractors in a Digital world

In this modern and advanced world, you are characterized by your brand, content, and online portfolio. In a jam-packed job market and a serious business world, promoting and marketing your brand is highly beneficial. When functioning as a self-...


Making an online portfolio-Why contractors need one?

Every contractor has to shuffle between their performance, projects, and general advertising endeavors. Numerous individuals do a similar sort of work you do, yet nobody does it like you. That is the reason making an online portfolio is so imp...


Contracting Industry Trends in 2021

This pandemic has created several difficulties that have been felt by laborers all over and freelancers are no exemption. With 5,000,000 independently employed individuals in the UK, many have been left in an in-between state as the Covid-19 pu...


The proper time to work with an umbrella company

The UK freelance economy is blasting with an ever-increasing number of laborers leaving their everyday job positions and responsibilities to work for themselves either as contractors, freelancers, or as independently employed individuals. There are r...


Mini Umbrella Companies (MUC) - Harming the image of the market?

A greater number of umbrella organizations are lawfully working, however, it just takes a couple of rebellious companies to become visible to give the whole market an awful name. What's more, it has happened once more and truly irritated us. ...