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Freelancing from a coworking space – could it work for you?

2019-08-27T10:34:20+01:00By |

The world of work is changing, and more and more people are choosing to become self-employed freelancers and contractors. IPSE (Association of Independent Professionals and Self-Employed) states that the number of self-employed in the UK now equates to 4.8 million, with 42% (approximately 2 million) working as freelancers. In 2016, freelancers contributed a staggering £119 [...]

Tips on how to use LinkedIn for your contracting services

2019-07-23T10:21:47+01:00By |

Love or loathe social media, it’s hard to ignore it. Since its launch in 2003 LinkedIn has grown to be one of the top ten biggest social media platforms – it has over 500 million global registered users with 25 million of them being in the UK. LinkedIn is slightly different to other platforms as [...]

How to generate leads a contractor

2019-07-09T09:53:35+01:00By |

The vast majority of contractor’s secure work through a recruitment agency as it takes the hassle out of job searching and recruiters have access to more job opportunities. Yet, by marketing your contracting business it’s possible for clients to approach you directly. The client benefits as they don’t have to pay the agency commission and [...]

Use This Trick to Fund Your Staff Party This Year

2018-01-23T12:28:55+01:00By |

As the nights grow cold and dark, thoughts naturally turn to celebrating the end of another year. With hard work (and a little luck), you will have plenty to be proud of and find your business in an even better position than 2017. It may now be time to take advantage of an often-missed quirk [...]