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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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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. “Self-care…

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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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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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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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NRF Briefing – 2nd November 2017

Posted Wednesday, November 8, 2017

?On 2nd November Contracting PLUS’ hosted Kevin Green, CEO of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), who addressed the NRF briefing attendees on “How to Compete Using Customer Excellence”. The presentation detailed how to optimise work performance using customer feedback as a tool for growth and development. As Kevin explained, in order to get better…

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Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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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. ??1. Visa Requirements …

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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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Contracting Tip of the Month – October

Posted Thursday, October 12, 2017

Have you availed of the TAX FREE Small Benefits Exemption Scheme? With this scheme you can purchase a voucher which can then be offset for tax relief. The voucher can be to the value of �250 or �500 and one can be purchased once a year. After tax relief this means the net cost to yourself could…

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The benefits of choosing Contracting PLUS

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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