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Joe is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with extensive experience in providing consumer and business solutions in the telecommunications industry. He has a strong record of client satisfaction which he strives to maintain and improve upon. Joe has a passion for music and reseach and has brought his skills and experience from previous high-intensity environments to his position in the Solutions Team within Contracting PLUS.

Common Contracting Myths

Common Contracting Myths
​Professional Contracting can seem like a foreign or confusing way of working to most. While steady 9 to 5 jobs may have been the norm in the past, today's workforce is becoming far more contingent and the gig economy is ever growing. This way of working is being used by more and more professionals.Working independently as a professional contractor...
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Contracting Tip of the Month - November

Contracting Tip of the Month - November
​Interested in Health Insurance discounts?Contractors working with Contracting PLUS can avail of a 10% discount with Laya Healthcare or VHI Healthcare! You can avail of this by logging onto the Laya Healthcare portal that is available in the homepage of your MyContractingPLUS portal. To avail of the VHI 10% discount, p...
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Tips for Relocating to Ireland

Tips for Relocating to Ireland
Relocating to a new country can be tricky at the best of times! Below we have some helpful tips to help you settle in and explain what is required.If you are coming to Ireland to take a contract role we are here to assist with registration and advise on your situation.​​1. Visa Requirements If you are a non-EU citizen you will need a Visa or W...
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Office Closure - Hurricane Ophelia

Office Closure - Hurricane Ophelia
​The Contracting PLUS Dublin and Cork offices will be closed for Monday 16th October due to adverse weather conditions with Hurricane Ophelia. We will try respond to emails as much as possible and will reopen for full business as usual on Tuesday 17th October.Stay safe if you are in affected areas.Contracting PLUS Management Teaminfo@ContractingPLU...
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Contracting Tip of the Month - October

Contracting Tip of the Month - October
Have you availed of the TAX FREE Small Benefits Exemption Scheme?With this scheme you can purchase a voucher which can then be offset for tax relief. The voucher can be to the value of €250 or €500 and one can be purchased once a year. After tax relief this means the net cost to yourself could be as low as €240 for the €500 voucher! Make ...
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NRF Breakfast Briefing - 29th September 2017

NRF Breakfast Briefing - 29th September 2017
​Johnny Campbell (Social Talent) - Robots, Bots, Automation, & the Rise of the SuperRecruiter!​Friday morning, 29th September, Contracting PLUS hosted the first NRF Breakfast Briefing after the Summer break and who better to address the pre-caffeined recruiters than Johnny Campbell, CEO of Social Talent.Johnny focused on the rise of t...
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Contractor Open Events - Dublin City

Contractor Open Events - Dublin City
Contracting Plus are hosting the first of our Contractor Open Event series in our Merrion Square office on Thursday 5th October!We are hosting this event for contractors in the IT/Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices, Marketing, and Finance industries to name a few, but if you would like to come along and think t...
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Contracting PLUS End of Summer Event

Contracting PLUS End of Summer Event
Last Thursday, 21st September, Contracting PLUS hosted our annual End of Summer event for recruitment agencies from around the country to attend. We gathered in the Hilton Garden Inn for a great evening of music, photos, food, and fun! Events like these offer a great opportunity to connect with those we may only ever talk with over the phone or ema...
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Contracting Tip of the Month

Contracting Tip of the Month
​Have you registered for the Earned Income Tax Credit?Directors of a Limited Companies are entitled to an annual Earned Income Tax Credit of €950. To avail of this additional tax relief you will need to lo-call Revenue a declare your status as a Proprietary Director. You will need to give them the company VAT number. Revenue will then be ...
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