In the news: To contract, or not to contract?

Some contracts open doors for you to earn more, make valuable professional contacts or improve your skill set and experience. Fixed term contracts are an attractive alternative to unemployment and contract rates might even be higher than the ongoing rate. Being a contractor gives you access to lucrative projects or specific clients not easily reachable otherwise. Through contracting you will also expand your […]

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In the news: How To Build A Business In Eight Chapters

A good business idea is often born out of frustration. Think of inferior products and services that suck up your time and money every day for little or no satisfaction in return. Do your research and you might find you’re not alone. With a sound idea and hard work your business can go far. If James was to write a book on […]

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Our next eBook is here: Day to day Management of Your Limited Company

Day to Day Management of Your Limited Company - eBook

Day to Day Management of Your Company is the second book in our series “Starting and Running a Successful Limited Company”. It’s specially designed to simplify the time consuming daily admin tasks related to managing your small business. We’ll show you how to equip your company for success with essential kit and online tools for efficient record keeping, expenses […]

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How to raise your rates and keep your existing clients happy

Traditionally, the year-end is the time when companies look to adjust their prices and your contractor or consultancy business should be no different. Realigning your rates with your experience, value and the market is crucial to ensure you don’t over or undervalue the service you provide to your clients; but it can strike unease into […]


Contractor, Freelancer or Entrepreneur – Who are you?

How to find out if you are contractor, freelancer or entrepreneur?

Contractors, freelancers and entrepreneurs will have a chance to get together and share experience, knowledge and inspiration on 9 June 2016 when the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) organises the National Freelance Day, a celebration in support of the enterprising individuals who took the step to start on their own. More details about the […]

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Exploring the nomadic lifestyle: 11 steps to location-independent heaven

With a bit more research and planning you’ll be able to avoid the common pitfalls and be packing your case in no time. By making some prudent choices up front, you’ll ensure your trip is successful, productive and a life-changing experience. Eleven things to get right This is your eleven-step plan to location-independent living. Take […]

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Combine travel with freelancing: discover the world as a digital nomad

We’re naturally self-sufficient and adventurous; otherwise we’d still be on the 9-5 circuit. How about taking things a step further? If you work remotely, communicate with your clients online and over the phone why not do a spot of travelling and treat yourself to a change of scene? As advocates of the digital nomad and […]

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