A number of workforce studies show that contracting has an increasingly fundamental role to play, both in facilitating economic growth and providing people with the opportunity to achieve a good work/life balance. In this article, our friends at Contracting Wise look at five hot trends that will shape the contracting world of tomorrow.
The cost gap between buying and renting is down to its smallest difference in nine years, but homeowners are still better off according to Halifax research.
In 2017, the average annual savings for homeowners was £900 per year compared to renters, however, latest figures show that this has dropped by 59% to £366 per year.
Figures show that first-time buyers are increasing more than home movers, whilst buy-to-let purchases fall. The uncertainty of the housing market amidst Brexit and other factors is not deterring first-time buyers jumping onto the housing ladder, and while it’s a big, expensive step, figures from UK finance prove it can be done.
CMME are pleased to once again announce we have received the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award!
LinkedIn recently overhauled its desktop site to offer a streamlined experience, complete with better search functions, more relevant results, and new features that make it easier for contractors to connect with recruiters. With a staggering 64% of candidates hired through a referral, LinkedIn channels the power and ease of online networking, providing its users with an optimal environment for referral-driven recruitment.
Thursday 7th February 2019 played host to Legal & General’s annual Business Quality Awards. These awards recognise the hard work in the protection industry through client service and commitment to client retention.
Many people decide to remortgage their home in a bid to either replace their existing mortgage or borrow money against their property for a number of different reasons.
Whether you’re looking to make home improvements, extend your property, or even consolidate existing debts, there are many potential benefits that could come hand in hand with remortgaging your property.
According to a survey by the British Chamber of Commerce, two thirds of businesses say that VAT is their biggest administrative burden.
With this is mind, Champion Contractors has put together a simple guide to help businesses get to grips with the basics of this rather tricky tax.