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Jun
It’s a great time to start Contracting in Ireland

It’s a great time to start Contracting in Ireland

Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Businesses are keen to keep apace on the wish-list of the workforce. The most popular of these wishes is flexibility. Flexibility means different things to different people. This should come as no surprise; it would be oxymoronic to define the boundaries of flexibility. Despite their best efforts however, companies can struggle to implement flexible policies…

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27
May
Summer Holidays – How Smart Contractors cover the costs

Summer Holidays – How Smart Contractors cover the costs

Posted Monday, May 27, 2019

Contracting is brilliant. Contracting gives you flexibility. Contracting allows you work in companies where you might otherwise not get a PAYE role. If you’re contracting, then you’re probably earning more money than an employee doing the same job. These are all positive things which Contractors tell you all combine to lead to a better life-style….

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01
May
Jobseekers Benefit for Independent Contractors

Jobseekers Benefit for Independent Contractors

Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2019

By Jimmy Sheehan, Commercial Director, Contracting PLUS There was a little bit of media noise earlier this week when Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, ‘announced’ that the Jobseekers Benefit would be extended to Independent Contractors (i.e. self-employed people). While this is a positive step in terms of parity of benefits between…

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23
Apr
New to Contracting In Ireland: A guide to your PPS Number

New to Contracting In Ireland: A guide to your PPS Number

Posted Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Are you new to Contracting in Ireland, and wondering how to get your first PPS number. Here is all the  information  you need to know.. What is a PPS Number? Your Personal Public Service number (PPSN) is a unique reference number given to you that helps you access social welfare benefits and public services in Ireland. To get…

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08
Apr
Staying Well At Work

Staying Well At Work

Posted Monday, April 8, 2019

Eight hours a day, 5 days a week sitting in a chair looking at a screen, can take its toll on your body. If you are in a larger office where it is always somebody’s birthday and there is always cake to share it can mean you are consuming unnecessary calories each day!!Here’s a few…

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04
Apr
What expenses am I entitled to claim, as a Director of an Umbrella Company

What expenses am I entitled to claim, as a Director of an Umbrella Company

Posted Thursday, April 4, 2019

Professional Contractors expense claims can vary depending on the nature of the contract and the work being done. Here are some examples of business expenses you may be entitled to claim; Mobile phone, home phone and home Internet usage Postage & Stationary Public transport / Taxis / Tax-saver ticket Training courses related to your field…

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