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25
Apr
Contractor CV’s – Tips and Advice on How to Draft the Most Effective Contractor CV.

Contractor CV’s – Tips and Advice on How to Draft the Most Effective Contractor CV.

Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  It goes without saying, as a contractor seeking new opportunities in the current jobs market, having an up-to-date CV that really sells your capabilities and achievements is absolutely essential. Your CV is your own personal marketing tool and it is vital that the right information is included and presented in the most effective way. Recruiters…

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18
Apr
New changes to travel and subsistence rates for Contractors as of 01 April 2017

New changes to travel and subsistence rates for Contractors as of 01 April 2017

Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

  The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform have reviewed the current mileage and subsistence expense system in the context of modern business requirements and conditions. These changes are claimable in each of our Umbrella, Managed and 365 Company solutions. Mileage Rates New mileage rates have been outlined that better reflect changes in motoring technology, road…

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06
Apr
Treatment Benefit now Available to the Self-Employed

Treatment Benefit now Available to the Self-Employed

Posted Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Department of Social Protection has released a statement to announce that the Treatment Benefit Scheme, which provides dental, optical, and aural services, is now available to those who pay S Class PRSI. This will service qualified self-employed workers as of 27th March. Previously this benefit was only available to those paying PRSI Classes A,…

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30
Mar
Workplace Wellbeing Day Friday 31 March: Tips to Stay Healthy During Your Working Day!

Workplace Wellbeing Day Friday 31 March: Tips to Stay Healthy During Your Working Day!

Posted Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ireland’s National Workplace Wellbeing Day, 31st March 2017 Ireland’s third National Workplace Wellbeing Day will take place on March 31st 2017. This year we are encouraging Contractors to participate in the event, which aims to improve employee health through promoting better nutrition and physical activity. We have complied a quick guide to help improve your…

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22
Mar
Top Tips for First Time Contractors!

Top Tips for First Time Contractors!

Posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The contracting sector is continuing to evolve and grow as more and more professionals realise the benefits of flexible working. With the value of the contingent workforce gaining greater recognition, and many sectors expecting to increase their reliance on contingent staff over the coming years, there has never been a better time to become a…

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15
Mar
Promote and validate your profile on LinkedIn to become a sought after Contractor!

Promote and validate your profile on LinkedIn to become a sought after Contractor!

Posted Wednesday, March 15, 2017

By now, you undoubtedly know that a strong LinkedIn profile is critical for your Contracting career and your personal brand. But with over 470 million LinkedIn users, how do you craft a profile that stands out? In our recent blog, we outlined how to create an effective profile, but in this post we discuss how…

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07
Mar
LinkedIn: The Undisputed Champion of Professional Networking – Make Sure Your Profile Is Working For You

LinkedIn: The Undisputed Champion of Professional Networking – Make Sure Your Profile Is Working For You

Posted Tuesday, March 7, 2017

With more than 460 million members worldwide, LinkedIn is the undisputed champion of professional networking. A powerful tool for individuals and companies alike looking to make new connections, generate leads, and build their brand – Professional Contractors shouldn’t wait another moment to actively incorporate LinkedIn into their daily marketing strategy. As THE primary channel for…

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02
Mar
The Top Apps Contractors Need!

The Top Apps Contractors Need!

Posted Thursday, March 2, 2017

If you’ve ever tried assembling flat pack furniture without that special allen key, you know how important the right tool can be! For Professional Contractors, knowing the right tools and the best apps can greatly appease your administrative duties and you improve your productivity! With countless new apps being launched every day, it can be hard…

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24
Feb
Becoming A Contractor: Key Success Factors to securing your first project.

Becoming A Contractor: Key Success Factors to securing your first project.

Posted Friday, February 24, 2017

Today, evidence is mounting that we are moving towards a project-based economy where work is divided into small components, with growing requirements, clearly defined scopes for highly skilled, niche expertise and concrete deliverables. Current market needs are migrating to experienced professionals who can run and manage one or many projects for multiple clients at a…

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09
Feb
Tax Advisors express concern over Revenues new approach to foreign employee taxation

Tax Advisors express concern over Revenues new approach to foreign employee taxation

Posted Thursday, February 9, 2017

Contracting PLUS recently highlighted and summarised the revised Statement of Practice issued by Revenue regarding the obligations of foreign employees working in Ireland, even on a temporary basis. Since this revision, a number of senior Tax Advisors have expressed their concerns on what has been deemed as the biggest change in cross-border taxation of individuals…

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