It’s a common conception, among independent professionals, that getting a mortgage is an arduous process filled with red tape and hoop jumping; especially in the current uncertain times. However, securing a mortgage as a contractor might be less challenging than you think. To find out more about contractor mortgages, we sought the help of some local experts.
Finding yourself between contracts can be an intimidating experience. The fear of being stuck between contracts can lead to many a sleepless night and potentially poor professional decisions. We take a look at five top ways to maintain your productivity (and sanity) when you find yourself between contracts.
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.
One of the major benefits for independent professionals, such as contractors and freelancers, is the additional flexibility their roles offer. As technology continues to evolve, more and more professionals are moving away from the usual on-site commitments to work remotely. Working remotely needn’t be short-listed to UK clients. Digital contracts can connect you with clients all over the world, or even allow you to move your base abroad.
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.
With many clients sticking to preferred suppliers and a continually growing competitive market, securing contracts and engaging new clients can feel like an impossible task as a contractor. You may not realise that there are a host of opportunities right in front of you; they just require a more creative approach to access them.
Remaining in contract and ensuring a steady work rate for the future can be a constant mission for independent professionals. All contractors can benefit from ensuring they are the most employable they can be. Here we take a look at 7 top tips to help you attract new business and win more contracts.
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.
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.