UK Contractors – What are your Sick Pay entitlements?

For the UK contractors, there are plenty of challenges – securing your next contract, keeping your skills up to date and trying to ensure you manage all your taxation, accounting, and administrative duties. Another consideration is what to do about sickness and long-term sickness at that. First of all, let’s talk about statutory rights. As […]

Seven websites that help technical contractors learn programming skills for free

Many contractors enter IT from operations without a “formal IT qualification.” But ask Program managers or Technical Business Analysts if, when they entered their role through operations, they had an aptitude, rather than an official qualification in their field. Even those contractors with formal computer science skills often find they are cut out of formal […]