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Why Freelancers Increasingly Opt for Co-Working Environments

  For office-based employees with a 9-5 role, the thought of working from home might seem like a real treat. In fact, it’s true that many workers who have the opportunity to work from home on occasion really look forward to the change of scene. But for freelancers who work from home every day, this setting can become less of..

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Contractors – Are they the Future of the Workforce?

The workplaces of the UK are changing as employers increasingly turn to contractors to fill roles in a range of sectors. But while you might assume this is the employer’s preference, whether it’s due to concerns about Brexit or the desire to lower costs, it’s actually today’s professionals that, in many cases, are calling the shots. A recent survey found..

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INFOGRAPHIC: Has Technology Created or Destroyed More Jobs?

We recently conducted some research into people’s beliefs on the impact technology is having on the job market. The results revealed the wildly opposing opinions of the general public and experts in the area. See what the research uncovered in our infographic below. Click on the infographic for a high-resolution version. If you would like to be sent the accompanying..

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How to Optimise the Success of Contractors in your Business

Contractor numbers throughout the UK have undergone a sustained period of post-millennium growth as more and more organisations wake up to the benefits they can bring. In many businesses,  contractors and freelancers are now key to getting more work done and providing short- and long-term scalability without the associated costs of permanent staff. But while the benefits of contractors are..

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Budget & Finance Tips for IT Contractors

One of the biggest challenges of working as an IT contractor is losing the reassurance and security that comes from receiving a fixed pay packet at the end of the month. While many IT professionals choose to go the contractor route to increase their earnings, they do open themselves up to weekly, monthly and annual fluctuations. For that reason, careful..

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What is the Future of Cloud Computing?

The cloud is now so ubiquitous that it’s difficult to remember life without it. In fact, as it continues to dominate the IT landscape, it makes you wonder when cloud computing might just be called ‘computing’. In 2018, , while by 2020, up to 70 percent of all services, software and technology will be in the cloud. Clearly then, there’s..

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Why You Need IT Contractor Mortgage and Insurance Cover

There are positives and negatives associated with every form of employment. While employees benefit from unrivaled workplace security, they lack the freedom to control their working day. On the other hand, many contractors love being their own boss and choosing which jobs they take on, but in return, they can open themselves up to a number of financial risks. As..

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