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Civil Engineering Recruitment Agency Directory
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Construction Salaries Are Increasing
The construction industry, quite literally, has had its ups and downs. With the recession back in 2008, the number of jobs within the industry rapidly declined causing graduates and construction-veterans alike to look for work...

Agency Workers Regulations – which contractors are affected?
The Agency Workers Regulations ("AWR") become legislation on 1 October 2011. The legislation will give...

IR35: What are the implications for contractors?
IR35 is a piece of UK tax legislation, introduced in 2000, and designed to tackle "disguised employment". The legislation affects freelancers working through an 'intermediary' such as a limited company. Since trading...

Guide to Umbrella Companies
When starting out as a contractor or freelancer, the main two different ways of trading are setting up a limited company and using the services of an Umbrella company.

Contracting vs permanent
Most it contractors start out as their permanent counterparts and, having notched up several years' worth of client contacts, training and expertise in their...

How to get started as an IT contractor
If you've decided your brain is wired to run your own business, then the next question is how to trade? For some, an umbrella company...

Expenses guide for engineering contractors
What expenses can I claim as a Contractor working through my own limited company? HM Revenue and Customs have produced a heavyweight 100 page guide called: '2007 Expenses and benefits - A tax guide'....

How to increase take home pay as an engineering contractor
As an engineering contractor, you’ll have the choice to work through an Umbrella company or Limited Company. Of course, there are pros and cons for each method - all personal situations are different. Our recommended London...

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Civil Engineering Careers
Whatever area you choose, be it design, construction, research, planning, teaching or management, civil engineering offers you a wide range of career choices. And there's no limit to the personal satisfaction you will feel from...