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National Minimum Wage – What does the increase mean for you?

Friday 27th January, 2017
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Posted by Tony Hodkinson
National living wage came into effect last April for those over the age of 25 and will be increasing to £7.50 in April 17. There will also be an increase to the national minimum wage at the same time.

Don't let your career fears hold you back in 2017

Thursday 20th February, 3017
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How contractors can overcome their career-related fears as the new year gets underway.

Why more over-50s should consider contracting

Thursday 2nd March, 2017
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Why more older people should consider contracting or freelancing instead of retiring full-time.

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2017/18 Tax Changes

Friday 27th January, 2017
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Posted by Arif Patel
The new tax year will start from the 6th April 2017, so now is the time to start considering how any upcoming changes in tax rates and rules will impact you.

Key calendar dates for limited company contractors

Friday 20th January, 2017
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Posted by Paul Foster
We've compiled a guide of key dates that are worth contractors jotting in their diaries.

Freelance market set to become even more competitive

Friday 3rd March, 2017
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Posted by Kerry Hull
How contractors can stand out amid what's set to become an increasingly competitive temporary workforce.

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Will the UK skills shortage continue to be a problem throughout 2017?

Monday 27th February, 2017
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Posted by Kerry Hull
To what extent is the UK's skills shortage likely to continue to cause problems this year?

The Contractor Market Report - February 2017 - Infographic

Wednesday 1st March, 2017
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Posted by Michelle Derungs
Each month we highlight key points taken from REC's Jobs Outlook Survey to bring you the latest contractor market trends.