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20
Nov
Financial Protection for Contractors

Financial Protection for Contractors

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Income Protection Cover for Contractors When PAYE workers become contractors they typically worry most about what would happen to their income in the event of their absence from work due to illness or injury. While Contractors typically earn a reasonably good income, most, if not all of your monthly earnings are required to cover everything…

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04
Sep
5 Steps to help Independent Professional Contractors get Mortgage Ready

5 Steps to help Independent Professional Contractors get Mortgage Ready

Posted Tuesday, September 4, 2018

There are a number of misconceptions among Independent Professional Contractors when it comes to the perceived difficulty of getting a mortgage. There are literally thousands of self-employed people who are eligible for (and have successfully gotten) mortgages. I should know. I’m one of them. For the most part the process is very similar to being…

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17
May
8 Great Reasons Independent Professionals Should Stay In Touch

8 Great Reasons Independent Professionals Should Stay In Touch

Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018

  Why is it we are so often continually engaged in ‘Unsocial’ media when there are massive benefits to be gained from building on face-to-face relationships? Establishing strong affiliations with others in your industry has many positive upsides. Support Network 1. Expanding your network can be productive for business. If your peers are aware of…

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27
Apr
Self Investment – Part II

Self Investment – Part II

Posted Friday, April 27, 2018

  In a previous blog post, not too long ago, we spoke the importance of investing in yourself, i.e., developing YOU as an individual, personally or professionally. Investing in yourself is something which a lot of us don’t take much time to consciously do, especially with increasingly busy schedules – but it certainly does pay…

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10
Apr
Company Car: Buy, Lease, Borrow

Company Car: Buy, Lease, Borrow

Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Buying a car is a big outlay and most of us incur it every 3 to 5 years. It is something I have been grappling with recently. My car is four years old and is a Volvo diesel, and while Volvo has not been identified to have any major emission problems like some of the…

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14
Nov
Common Contracting Myths

Common Contracting Myths

Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Professional Contracting can seem like a foreign or confusing way of working to most. While steady 9 to 5 jobs may have been the norm in the past, today’s workforce is becoming far more contingent and the gig economy is ever growing. This way of working is being used by more and more professionals. Working…

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09
Nov
Contracting Tip of the Month – November

Contracting Tip of the Month – November

Posted Thursday, November 9, 2017

Interested in Health Insurance discounts Contractors working with Contracting PLUS can avail of a 10% discount with Laya Healthcare or VHI Healthcare! You can avail of this by logging onto the Laya Healthcare portal that is available in the homepage of your MyContractingPLUS portal. To avail of the VHI 10% discount, please contact a member of the Solutions Team…

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17
Oct
Tips for Relocating to Ireland

Tips for Relocating to Ireland

Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Relocating to a new country can be tricky at the best of times! Below we have some helpful tips to help you settle in and explain what is required. If you are coming to Ireland to take a contract role we are here to assist with registration and advise on your situation. If you are…

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16
Oct
Office Closure – Hurricane Ophelia

Office Closure – Hurricane Ophelia

Posted Monday, October 16, 2017

The Contracting PLUS Dublin and Cork offices will be closed for Monday 16th October due to adverse weather conditions with Hurricane Ophelia. We will try respond to emails as much as possible and will reopen for full business as usual on Tuesday 17th October. Stay safe if you are in affected areas. Contracting PLUS Management…

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