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8 Great Reasons Independent Professionals Should Stay In Touch

8 Great Reasons Independent Professionals Should Stay In Touch
​Why is it we are so often continually engaged in 'Unsocial' media when there are massive benefits to be gained from building on face-to-face relationships? Establishing strong affiliations with others in your industry has many positive upsides.Support Network​1. Expanding your network can be productive for business.​If your peers are aware of your...
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Self Investment - Part II

Self Investment - Part II
​In a previous blog post, not too long ago, we spoke the importance of investing in yourself, i.e., developing YOU as an individual, personally or professionally. Investing in yourself is something which a lot of us don't take much time to consciously do, especially with increasingly busy schedules - but it certainly does pay off!Personally, the&nb...
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Company Car: Buy, Lease, Borrow

Company Car: Buy, Lease, Borrow
​​Buying a car is a big outlay and most of us incur it every 3 to 5 years. It is something I have been grappling with recently. My car is four years old and is a Volvo diesel, and while Volvo has not been identified to have any major emission problems like some of the other car manufacturers my gut feeling tells me to avoid diesel going forward. I'...
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Self Investment - The Greatest Hidden ROI

Self Investment - The Greatest Hidden ROI
​With the long weekend looming, take this time off to reflect on your personal and professional goals, and what you can do to achieve them. Investing in yourself could produce the greatest dividend you will ever capitalise on in this lifetime.This could be as simple as learning a new skill, developing yourself personally or professionally.&nbs...
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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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