There is still significant confusion about what the EU referendum vote could mean for the country as a whole; let alone for contractors and consultants. We take a look at at the potential positives, negatives and uncertainties that may affect contractors and consultants following the Brexit vote.
With the UK entering a period of potential economic instability, we examine what this could mean for contractors and consultants. Weathering a downturn, according to our entrepreneurs, relies on three key factors: reliability, reputation and resilience.
As a contractor or consultant, if you’ve been reading the newspaper headlines, you might believe that only doom and misfortune lay ahead. However, a downturn may actually provide a recipe for future success. Here are five top tips for handling, and even benefiting, from an economic downturn as a contractor.
Confidence in business Stability and certainty are not glamorous concepts. But, as entrepreneurs, when we head to the ballot boxes on Thursday we must take time to reflect on life without these seemingly mundane tenets. Over the last few weeks we’ve canvassed the views of 250 of our clients, who provide professional services across the whole […]
Our clients work across all sectors and businesses in the UK – from Amazon to the Yorkshire Building Society. The resounding message is that, for the most part, leaving the EU will harm their future, to the extent that 46% would be less likely to recommend the career choice, compared to the 93% who recommend […]
It’s a great way of celebrating the achievements of the 4.6 million independent workers like you across the UK. And there’s an industry awards ceremony to recognise established professionals and the rising stars of the future. Book your place for the IPSE-QA Awards 2016 We are proud to support IPSE – the Association of Independent Professionals […]
We’re really excited to be recognised by this renowned industry award: more so given that this award is voted for by contractors across the UK. The Contractor UK Reader Awards are the only awards that are dedicated to the contracting marketplace. The Best Contractor Accountant award is the most competitive of the award categories, and […]
As your company grows it requires more support and advice from your accountant. Select your supplier wisely and consider how your business relationship can affect your changing circumstances. In this post James talks you through eight important factors to consider before nominating an accountancy service for your company. You need a trusted advisor for everything from the technical day-to-day support, to advanced […]
In this article on ITPro – the site for IT analyses and business insight, our co-founder James, along with other small business leaders expresses his opinion on this year’s budget reforms. See James’ comment on the apprenticeships reform, and many more comments from small business leaders in the full post on ITpro.
Enterprise Nation is inviting small business owners and entrepreneurs to comment in the budget announcement in real-time today. Meet the panel and see how to join: Mark Pearson, founder, MyVoucherCodes and Fuel Ventures James Poyster, founding partner, inniAccounts Jo Sealy, director and founder, To Market Ade Awokoya, founder, East London Export Club Martin Campbell, managing director, Ormsby Street Dan Martin, head of content, Enterprise […]