Register your interest for IR35 Webinar

Hey Recruiters, We hope you have all had a great holiday period and new year. After a couple of weeks (maybe more for some of you) spending quality time with friends and family, no doubt indulging a little too much, it is now time to focus on the new year (and decade) ahead, to ensure… Continue reading Register your interest for IR35 Webinar →

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Amanda from iContract

January 20th, 2020

Why You Should Consider Working With An Umbrella Company

The world of contracting is changing. With the new IR35 rules moving into the private sector from April 2020, more and more emphasis is being put on contractors to be compliant. If you’re currently looking for new contracts, you’re more than likely to have already seen roles advertised as falling inside IR35. If you’re new… Continue reading Why You Should Consider Working With An Umbrella Company →

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Amanda from iContract

October 24th, 2019

How to protect yourself as a Contractor

When you’re employed you can usually enjoy the peace of mind and financial security that benefits like sick pay or death in service provide. When you work for yourself as a Contractor and Director of your limited company however it falls on you to ensure you and your loved ones are financially protected. There are… Continue reading How to protect yourself as a Contractor →

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Amanda from iContract

October 24th, 2019

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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iContract

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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shevigiulieri

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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shevigiulieri

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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shevigiulieri

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