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Mike Burton
29th July, 2014

New Guide On Agency Selection Will Benefit Interim Management Contractors

The Interim Service Providers Survey and Guide 2014 by the Institute of Interim Management (IIM), means that interim management contractors now stand a greater chance at selecting the best agencies to help them find contracts, ContractorCalculator reports....

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Carrie Hood
24th July, 2014

Britons Increasingly Keen On Freelancing

Over 40% of adults in the UK are considering working as a contractor and 36% have already experienced it, according to a new report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)....

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Alex Baines
22nd July, 2014

Can A Contractor Move Into The Oil And Gas Industry?

Freelancers' prospects for changing their working sector largely depend on their discipline, experience and skills, according to an article on the Contract Calculator website. Nevertheless, that might not be enough when transitioning to more specific industries, such as oil and gas....

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Ash Birt
17th July, 2014

Surging Demand For Engineering, Construction And IT Freelancers

Demand for engineering, construction and IT contractors was strongest in June, according to a new report from KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)....

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Dom Aighton
15th July, 2014

Companies Encouraged To Improve Offers For IT Contractors

Businesses that want to safeguard themselves against lack of IT expertise should make sure their offers for IT contractors are as attractive as possible, Arrows Group recommends....

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Zoe Parker
10th July, 2014

Can Contractors Benefit From The New Mortgage Regulations?

Contractors that are trying to get a mortgage can have a better chance at succeeding compared to permanent workers, according to Taj Kang, business development director at PCG affiliate Contractor Mortgages Made Easy. However, before applying, freelancers should have a good idea about the new mortgage regulations....

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Paul Harrison
8th July, 2014

Interim Management Market Remains Strong

The interim management market proved "buoyant" in 2013, as described in the latest annual report from global executive search firm Boyden. According to the 2013/2014 Annual UK Interim Management Survey, 85% of interim managers secured at least one assignment last year....

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Christian Brady
3rd July, 2014

Freedom of Information Act - Regulations To Apply To Contractors

The Cabinet Office (CO) has said that it is planning to expand the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) to cover contractors dealing with public services. A revised code of practice related to FOI is expected to be introduced in the autumn and will be reviewed and agreed across the government where it relates to contractors....

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Joe Taffurelli
1st July, 2014

Universal Marketing Strategies That Can Help You Win Contract Work

Contractors looking for employment or new clients can boost the effectiveness of their tactics and ensure their success by making use of marketing methods that proved their effectiveness long ago, says Matt Craven from The CV & Interview Advisors, a PCG affiliate. In an article on the PCG website, Craven gives several tips on how to improve work-winning tactics for freelancers....

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