The benefits and pitfalls of engaging contractors

August 10, 2016

As many businesses worry about the effects of Brexit, the latest government statistics suggest businesses are holding off employing permanent employees, engaging contractors instead to provide additional resources.

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Landing a mortgage when you’re self-employed

March 21, 2016

Despite more and more people deciding to take the plunge into freelancing or contracting, it’s still notoriously hard for self-employed people to get a mortgage. The glory days of self-cert mortgages are far behind us, and if you’re looking for a lender in 2016 you’ll need to provide hard proof of your income.

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Considerations when engaging freelancers & consultants

December 7, 2015

Using freelancers and consultants can be an effective way for your business to get the expertise it needs, without taking on the liabilities and obligations of an employee.

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