Blogs

Must-have negotiation skills for Contractors

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” - John F. Kennedy Being a contractor is more or less like running your own business. And to succeed in the business world, negotiation is one skill that can’t be ov...


Should contractors have a business website?

Is it really a question worth asking in the 21st century where most businesses have an online presence. We live in a digital age, fueled by the ongoing digital transformation. And be it a contractor or any other business owner, not leveraging the tec...


Special UK visa for foreign health and care workers

The year 2020 has been a quite disturbing year for almost all the global economies. However, the UK has been caught in between the disruptions caused due to the ongoing pandemic and the Brexit transitional period which officially ends on 1 January 20...


Mortgages for contractors

The UK contractor job market is a pretty flexible career option which is why so many individuals are being drawn towards it. It offers independent contractors to be their own boss and work on their own terms, thereby, enabling them to manage a work-l...


Autumn budget 2020 canceled

It has been around 10 months now and the COVID-19 is still the talk of the town, and why shouldn’t it be afterall it has been impacting our day-to-day lives, leaving the global economy in a state of turmoil. The UK Government, however, h...


Supervision, Direction and Control Test

The number of contractors in the UK job market is increasing rapidly. More and more professionals are taking over contractor jobs. One of the main reasons behind this shift is that being a contractor allows you to be your own boss and you can have a ...


How to Start a Recruitment Agency?

Recruitment is a continuous process and no matter if you are a new business or a well-established one, you’ll always need new talents in order to grow your business. This makes recruitment a very competitive landscape and often companies find it qu...


Criminal Finance Act 2017

We have been discussing a lot lately about how the recruitment industry is a booming sector. But we haven’t discussed how technological advancements have made it easier for fraudsters to build a fake online reputation for themselves as recruitment ...


Creating a PSL

Digitalisation is transforming the job market extensively. While many businesses are reshaping their business model, many businesses are struggling to build an online presence for themselves. This rapid transformation has opened gateways of opportuni...


Off-payroll to go ahead-What it means for the Umbrella agencies

Contractors and umbrella agencies have been long listening to the online media discussing the reforms to the private sector off-payroll working rules (IR35) that were to come into effect from 6th April 2020. However, due to the unannounced outbreak o...