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Hi All .
I'll try and keep this short and to the point . I'm a UK citizen and Spanish resident (21 years) . I've just started what's supposed to be a 6 month contract here in the UK . Obviously this will now make me a UK resident again . I signed a 6 month contract with a UK telecoms firm at...
I don't want to give many details away over what I do, but the bulk of the work I do at the moment (probably too much, but trying to change this) is for one company, as a contractor (I have had to set up as a Ltd Company) working through a third-party. All too common.
I currently fill...
Hi. I'm sure this will have been answered somewhere but my attempts at searching tend to just throw up stuff about pension contributions etc so here goes...
I have recently been made redundant after a VERY long time at a single company. As I am over 50, I qualified to take my pension...
New to the forum and hope to get some helpful advice here.
So basically i'm currently working for one of the top consulting firm in the uk and getting underpaid from my feelings.
Now I've approached by a recruiting agency about a potential contracting offer for 6 months with a chance...
Hi, I'm a newbie to this forum, and to contracting.
I am about to start working as an independent contractor for a charity which promotes sport in schools. I will be expected to teach for about an hour per day in various schools for about £50 per gig. I will have to sign a contract with the...
I'm a newbie and would like to be able to use the pm function, but get the message that I do not have permission. Please can this be set up for me?
I'm brand new to contracting and have just formed my company. I have secured my first contract which is scheduled to start in a few weeks so just getting up to speed with everything.
I'm familiarising myself with FreeAgent and in the Invoices section there is an opportunity to input your...
Hi Everyone! Just wanted some guidance on payment terms. I've heard some awful stories about waiting ages to be paid, I'm really worried about managing my cash flow! Anyone got any experience of this?
Hello, complete newbie here.
Can an I as an individual tender for a contract or do I need to be a 'company'?
Hello, newbie here. I have recently decided to go into work with my stepdad so I thought this would be a great place to get some help and tips. I have worked in technology for a little while so this will be a big change for me!
Just wanted to say Hello from a long term contractor. I think I'm up to about 20 years at this point. :)
Is this the right place to ask general questions about settling EBT issues? Or is there a better place?
Hello. And thanks in advance.
I've been living and working in Algiers for the last couple of years. I'm planning to return to the UK later this year and will be all set fair to start work in the autumn.
I will need to re-skill and have some money to fund this, the question is what courses and qualifications will give me the...
Just thought I'd say hi, after posting a few thoughts about some things already.
Been a software developer for ten years, contracting for the last year, looking for a new contract now to escape the public sector.
Quick first post to say hi to all - short time lurker, first time poster. Recently took VR from the last in a 21 year permie IT Programme/Project Mgmt career.
I know, not the greatest time to look at contracting but I've got my redundancy to keep me going while I find the right role.
cv roaster looking for advice
Been reading this forum for a good while as I prepare to go contracting. Firstly, thanks for all the great info, especially things I might not have considered.
I haven't resigned from permie job yet, but have had some good conversations with a recruitment consultant who's placed some...
I've just been made redundant with a load of money so decided to jump into contracting with a ltd co.
I've been lurking about here since early December when I started to think about contracting and have read a lot of advice.
I think the main points I learned are ask my accountant...
I have been reading the threads and information elsewhere and was wondering if recruiters in addition to employers have gotten in trouble via the IR35 by hiring contractors who look and act like employees?
I have recently moved here for a 2 year work visa and noticed all recruiters...
Hi I am Raj. I enjoyed 7 years of successful contracting and then i got talked into a Perm role. Having done it for 2 years, I am eagerly looking forward to going back to what is obviously a better way of life!!!
What did I miss ??? :happy
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