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Budget 2018 Guide

Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017

There has been plenty of discussion surrounding yesterday’s Budget delivered by Paschal Donohue. Follow the link below for our full review on the new implementations for 2018. Budget 2018 has continued with the Governments promise to ease the taxation burden for self-employed individuals. This has been done by increasing the Earned Income Credit by �200 to…

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NRF Breakfast Briefing – 29th September 2017

Posted Tuesday, October 3, 2017

?Johnny Campbell (Social Talent) – Robots, Bots, Automation, & the Rise of the SuperRecruiter! ?Friday morning, 29th September, Contracting PLUS hosted the first NRF Breakfast Briefing after the Summer break and who better to address the pre-caffeined recruiters than Johnny Campbell, CEO of Social Talent. Johnny focused on the rise of the “SuperRecruiter”; what sets apart some…

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Contractor Open Events – Dublin City

Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Contracting Plus are hosting the first of our Contractor Open Event series in our Merrion Square office on Thursday 5th October! We are hosting this event for contractors in the IT/Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices, Marketing, and Finance industries to name a few, but if you would like to come along and think the event would be of benefit to…

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Contracting PLUS End of Summer Event

Posted Monday, September 25, 2017

Last Thursday, 21st September, Contracting PLUS hosted our annual End of Summer event for recruitment agencies from around the country to attend. We gathered in the Hilton Garden Inn for a great evening of music, photos, food, and fun! Events like these offer a great opportunity to connect with those we may only ever talk…

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Contracting Tip of the Month

Posted Thursday, September 14, 2017

?Have you registered for the Earned Income Tax Credit? Directors of a Limited Companies are entitled to an annual Earned Income Tax Credit of �950. To avail of this additional tax relief you will need to lo-call Revenue a declare your status as a Proprietary Director. You will need to give them the company VAT number. Revenue…

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Contracting PLUS Spring Gala Annual Fundraiser

Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017

On May 12th 2017, with the support of our colleagues and friends we recently held our Spring Gala Clayton Hotel, Cork. The aim of the night was to raise funds to cover the insurances for “Join Me In Helping Corks Homeless innovative Day Bus”project. The project is to convert a double decker bus that was…

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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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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 conditions,…

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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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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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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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