The Future of Work – The End of The Permanent Employee

The concept of work is always changing. The days of finishing school and moving into your ‘forever’ job are over. The modern worker is looking for a more fluid form of employment, something that can grow and change with them. That’s exactly what contracting offers. Contracting: Good For Businesses and Employers The flexibility of contractors… Continue reading The Future of Work – The End of The Permanent Employee →

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February 4th, 2019

Over 33,000 new contracts are LIVE on the iContract platform

We’ve started 2019 with a bang at iContract! On Tuesday we announced that we are launching a Seedrs crowdfunding campaign and thanks to you, we have had over £150,000 pledged in the matter of 2 days! The pre-registration will only be open for another 10 days, so click to participate now. This isn’t all that… Continue reading Over 33,000 new contracts are LIVE on the iContract platform →

January 22nd, 2019

Join us at our crowdfunding launch night

Cancel your plans! You have an event to attend. On the evening of the 6th of February, we are holding our crowdfunding campaign launch. This is your chance to get involved and play your part in launching iContract into its next exciting chapter. The event is free to attend, you’ll find out more about the… Continue reading Join us at our crowdfunding launch night →

January 22nd, 2019

CV Refresher – Secure Your 2019 Contract With These Tips

Recruiters are a busy bunch. They spend the majority of their day on the phone and, surveys have shown on average they can make between 40 – 70 phone calls per day. On top of this, they’re holding interviews, crafting job descriptions, and negotiating job offerings. Meaning, there isn’t a lot of time left over… Continue reading CV Refresher – Secure Your 2019 Contract With These Tips →

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January 8th, 2019

The Best Client Gift Ideas For Contractors

** Spoiler – it’s not a puppy. The number of people ditching their full-time employment positions to become self-employed contractors is accelerating at an incredible rate. This means, signing new clients is becoming extra competitive. Obtaining a new client can be hard, once you have them, it’s vital to focus on customer retention. Yes, the… Continue reading The Best Client Gift Ideas For Contractors →

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December 19th, 2018

How to Get Away With Working From a Café All Day

The majority of people who have worked remotely for an extended period will agree that the novelty of working from home can wear off pretty quickly. Productivity slips away even faster, and procrastination takes on a whole new meaning. With no proper routine and little reason to change out of your PJ’s, the line between… Continue reading How to Get Away With Working From a Café All Day →

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December 13th, 2018

A Step-By-Step Guide to the iContract Rating System

Our Super Simple Guide Once you’re logged into your account, click on the ‘ratings tab’ on the left-hand side toolbar.   Now, click the larger green button that says ‘request rating from clients and peers to build reputation now.   The skills you have listed in your profile will appear at the top of the… Continue reading A Step-By-Step Guide to the iContract Rating System →

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shevigiulieri

December 5th, 2018

iContract’s Rating System

In a world of 7.7 billion people, it can be hard standing out. This is especially true when it comes to landing your dream contract. A CV can be a great tool to highlight your skills or name-drop the impressive University you attended, but in today’s competitive society is this really going to land you… Continue reading iContract’s Rating System →

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shevigiulieri

December 5th, 2018

IR35 – Will I Be Affected?

IR35 is tax legislation, established to reduce tax avoidance in workers who perform their duties under an intermediary such as a limited company, yet their relationship with their client is that of an employee. The IR35 reform was implemented in the public sector in April 2017 and is set to roll out in the private… Continue reading IR35 – Will I Be Affected? →

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November 21st, 2018

Contractor vs Employee

So, you’re thinking about becoming a contractor, but you’re unsure of how a contracting position differs from being an actual employee. You’ve probably heard that you’ll see a significant increase in your earnings and you’ll have more control over your weekly schedule. This is true! But what about your responsibilities and liabilities? How will these… Continue reading Contractor vs Employee →

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shevigiulieri

November 15th, 2018