Consultants thriving in uncertain times

Consultants thriving in uncertain times

Over the course of our ‘thriving in uncertain times’ series, we’ve speculated that the EU referendum could bring new opportunities and developments. In times of uncertainty, many larger businesses turn to independent professionals over full time employees. This appears to be the case for UK consultants following the EU referendum, who are now seeing a boost in the consultancy market.


A presentation fit for the Queen

inniAccounts queen's award

After a royal reception in July, on the 17th of August inniAccounts were officially presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation. Take a peek at our ceremony and find out who visited us in our Derby headquarters. 


How to build your contractor war chest

Building your war chest

As an independent professional, at some point or another, you will likely find yourself between contracts. To manage these occasional slow downs as well as any necessary large scale purchases, holiday time and sickness – you need to build and strengthen your war chest.


The ongoing role of independent professionals

The ongoing role of independent professionals

James Poyser, co founder of inniAccounts and former digital marketing consultant, expresses his opinion on the role of contractors and consultants in the marketplace, the impact of Brexit and how positive uncertainty can be a good thing for independent professionals.


Is now a good time to start contracting?

Is now a good time to start contracting

Contracting can be a fulfilling career change; offering more flexibility, reward and with the right attitude more stability and security than a permanent role. As the UK undergoes a period of transition, now might be the perfect time to consider what changes you want to introduce to your lifestyle.


Contractors and consultants: how will Brexit affect me?

How will Brexit affect contractors and consultants?

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.


The experienced view: weathering a downturn

The experienced view: weathering a downturn

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.


Contracting in a downturn: 5 top tips

Contracting in a downturn

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.


Brexit: why uncertainty is worse than leaving or remaining

Brexit: why uncertainty is worse than leaving or remaining

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 […]


EU referendum: the UK’s contractors and consultants share their views

EU referendum: contractors and consultants share their views

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 […]