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Apr
PCSO Response to Dept. of Finance Consultation Paper

PCSO Response to Dept. of Finance Consultation Paper

Posted Thursday, April 14, 2016

On the 28th of January 2016, the Department of Finance and Social Protection issued a Consultation Paper requesting a consultation on “Intermediary-Type Structures and Self-Employment Arrangements”. We saw this as an opportunity to bring the roles undertaken by iPros (Independent Professionals Contractors providing their service under contract) to the fore and to highlight our submission…

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10
Feb
The Benefits of Lunch Time Pilates

The Benefits of Lunch Time Pilates

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The benefits of exercise are numerous; reducing the likelihood of heart disease, reducing stress and anxiety, preventing high blood pressure, improving mood and not to mention adding years to your life! While the benefits are clear, it can sometimes be hard to find the time to fit regular exercise into our busy schedules. Lunchtime exercise…

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02
Feb
The Professional Contractors Services Organisation Forum

The Professional Contractors Services Organisation Forum

Posted Tuesday, February 2, 2016

In 2014 the Professional Contractors Services Organisation (PCSO) was founded by Contracting PLUS together with other providers in this area. The PCSO was set up to ensure compliance and peace of mind for Agencies and Professional Contractor alike. We saw the need for a professional body to represent the Accounting Service Providers in Ireland, specifically,…

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29
Jan
Ten Tips for Staying Alert at your Desk

Ten Tips for Staying Alert at your Desk

Posted Friday, January 29, 2016

We’ve all had those days where the 3pm slump hits us hard. The below tips and tricks help me on daily basis and hopefully they will have a positive effect on your day and help you to stay alert for longer! 1.Environment Concentration & productivity are strongly linked to your working environment. A desk &…

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19
Jan
Your Career is a Marathon not a Sprint

Your Career is a Marathon not a Sprint

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A recent Irish Times article by Karen Firestone of Aureus Asset Management  ‘Wake Up Call: Patience Key to longterm success‘ imparted the message that our careers should be considered a marathon and not a race and that the road to long-term success is paved with patience. This was based on feedback from a survey on…

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07
Dec
NRF Annual Awards 2015

NRF Annual Awards 2015

Posted Monday, December 7, 2015

Last Friday saw the largest gathering of people for the Annual National Recruitment Federation Awards and even with Storm Desmond in full force a massive 372 people were in attendance. The venue was the magnificent Shelbourne Hotel and one could not help but notice the LinkedIn pictures being taken one the blue carpet as they…

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30
Nov
Top 3 Tips for Contractors

Top 3 Tips for Contractors

Posted Monday, November 30, 2015

  Ever wondered how you can make the most out of your life as a Contractor or establish yourself as a thought leader and industry expert in the world of contracting? Follow these three tips to get closer to that goal. 1. Turn your competition into allies. Contracting can be a competitive market but it…

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

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