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Tax rates for 2021/22: What contractors should know?

In the budget announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, the tax rates and government support scheme have been mostly the focus. Contractors were hoping that the government would postpone the implementation of the new IR35 reforms, but it didn’t happen. ...


Sponsor Licence: What Recruitment agencies need to know

Agencies that source appropriate candidates for businesses all over the UK are known as Recruitment Agencies. They play an imperative role in lessening the stress of other firms by recruiting. Candidates can either belong to the UK or can...


How off-payroll (IR35) reform leads limited company contractors to use an umbrella company?

Last year, the UK government introduced off-payroll reforms in the private sector which they couldn’t implement because of the pandemic caused by the coronavirus. From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll reforms have been implemented in the private sect...


6th April 2021! A big date for Contractors!

The UK Government because of the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t have other options but to postpone the changes to IR35 reforms in the private sector from April 2020 to April 2021. As an update, the IR35 reforms ("off-payroll working principles") are expe...


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-...