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22
Oct
Thinking of Setting Up as a Contractor?

Thinking of Setting Up as a Contractor?

Posted Monday, October 22, 2018

Read the below article by our Commercial Director, Jimmy Sheehan, which was printed in the Sunday Business Post on 21st October.   Contracting is having a bit of a moment. Over the past while, it’s been mooted as a solution for working parents, those who want flexibility and work/life balance, and for the over-55s whose employment…

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10
Oct
How Budget 2019 affects Independent Contractors

How Budget 2019 affects Independent Contractors

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Contracting PLUS welcomes the increase of €200 in the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) announced yesterday as part of Budget 2019, bringing the EITC for 2019 to €1,350. However Commercial Director, Jimmy Sheehan expressed disappointment with the Government’s failure to bring parity between the employed and self-employed. “The EITC was first announced in Budget 2016…

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29
Mar
Self Investment – The Greatest Hidden ROI

Self Investment – The Greatest Hidden ROI

Posted Thursday, March 29, 2018

  With the long weekend looming, take this time off to reflect on your personal and professional goals, and what you can do to achieve them. Investing in yourself could produce the greatest dividend you will ever capitalise on in this lifetime.This could be as simple as learning a new skill, developing yourself personally or professionally….

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15
Mar
Take Control of Your Energy and Avoid Burnout

Take Control of Your Energy and Avoid Burnout

Posted Thursday, March 15, 2018

Burnout impacts most of us at some point in our working lives. It is a combination of the emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by working long hours. The symptoms develop, under the radar, in the form of excessive and prolonged stress. Over time our enthusiasm, passion, and energy are buried under the weight of the…

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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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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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Our compliant contractors typically achieve the best retention rates; they take home more money.

Our App and online portal remove all the admin and hassle from you.

Standard company insurances are included (at no extra cost) in most cases.

You’ll have a Dedicated Account Manager to answer all your questions.

You’ll get ongoing pro-active tax saving tips and suggestions.

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