We’ve recently had some clients submit questions regarding obtaining a contractor mortgage and how difficult it may be. Here we answer this question about how to get a contractor mortgage.
The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) was set up to define how self-employed construction workers pay tax. If you work in this industry, some clients may require you to register under the CIS in order to carry out the contract work.
Are you a contractor working through an umbrella company? If so, you may have noticed that since 6th April of this year, you were no longer able to claim certain expenses due to the changes to Travel and Subsistence expenses.
If you are an IT contractor looking to land your next contract role, it may be time to update and sharpen up your CV. Keeping your IT contractor CV updated and modern is key to catching the eye of recruiters and potential clients.
Most contractors recognise that LinkedIn can be a valuable tool when it comes to securing their next contract. Yet many contractors aren’t maximising this valuable tool, and could be missing out on having their virtual CV appearing to hundreds of recruiters and HR professionals looking for a contractor with their skills.
With summer holiday season in full flow, we feel inspired to discuss contracting and holidays, and how you can enjoy a rewarding contracting career while still taking much-needed breaks.
Whilst the outcome of the EU referendum seems to be bad news for permanent employees, recent trends seem to highlight that contractors may be set to prosper. Could the Brexit see an increase in the UK’s dependence on the flexible workforce?
The contractor industry has been steadily growing for some time, and now freelancers, contractors and the self-employed make up 15% of the UK’s workforce.
It’s that time again for our monthly instalment of the must-watch sports for the month ahead. August’s feature event for the month is the 2016 Olympic Games, which run from the 5th to the 21st of August.