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Have you checked your insurance excesses?

Insurance excesses are a big deal and contractor insurance is no exception. Chances are, you’re already familiar with the concept of insurance... Read more

Taylor Review Recommends New Dependent Contractor Status

The government’s Taylor Review (published July 11th) laid out a host of recommendations for employment law. A new dependent contractor status,... Read more

How can businesses attract more women to contracting roles?

Whether it is the view that men are more suited to construction and engineering roles or women are better at admin, gender stereotypes have persisted... Read more

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Brookson – servicing and hiring contractors

Here at Brookson not only do we help contractors – we hire them too! For specialist projects such as new website builds, system developments and... Read more

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The flexible workforce and how they’ll be affected by Brexit

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union is sure to have a significant impact on both temporary and full-time workers, but the true... Read more

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Brexit – The effect of Article 50 on the recruitment industry

Brexit is set to have an enormous impact on the recruitment sector, with many companies left uncertain over how leaving the EU will affect their... Read more

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5 Ways Recruitment Agencies Can Reduce Risk for Contractors

Recruitment agencies have the opportunity and responsibility to protect their own long-term brand reputation and mitigate the chance of financial... Read more

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A Day in the Life of a Web Analytics Consultant

Here we speak to Brookson customer, Alistair, who walks us through a day in the life of a Web Analytics Consultant Q. What is your job title? A.... Read more

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IR35 in the Public Sector – Misconceptions

The recent legislation changes to IR35 in the Public Sector have the potential to affect a wide range of contractors. The new rules place the... Read more

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Why use a contractor take home pay calculator?

A contractor take home pay calculator will provide you with an illustration of the estimated amount you’d be able to take home from your assignment... Read more

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