Tag: contractors

Forget the contract: back office workers seeing more permanent offers

Forget the contract: back office workers seeing more permanent offers

Recruiters tell us that back office and support areas like accounting, IT, finance and operations are hiring a stronger mix of full-time, salaried employees.

Career Crunch: The easiest routes to six-figures, how bankers identify with industry CEOs

Career Crunch: The easiest routes to six-figures, how bankers identify with industry CEOs

Nearly 11,000 RBS contractors have been informed of an impending pay cut, the easiest route to £100k and more top stories of the past week on eFinancialCareers. Forty…

Banks clampdown on loophole that allows contractors to pay just 10% tax

Banks clampdown on loophole that allows contractors to pay just 10% tax

Some might say that banks have been slow to clampdown, but offshore umbrella companies – still used by hundreds of contractors in the City to allow them to…

This man could turn you into a star trader at a top hedge fund

This man could turn you into a star trader at a top hedge fund

Sean Lee wants to help you become a top FX trader, no matter whether you’re living in New York, Sydney or Nairobi.

Career Crunch: Why you look weak on email, six-figure temp jobs

Career Crunch: Why you look weak on email, six-figure temp jobs

Take a moment on your weekend to catch up on the top stories on eFinancialCareers over the past seven days. The best (and worst) ways to sign off…

Six finance jobs that pay a minimum of £1,000 a day

Six finance jobs that pay a minimum of £1,000 a day

The financial services contract recruitment market has improved over the past few months, but rates are still being crushed by some investment banks who view temporary hires as…

Barclays has rolled out another 10% rate cut for all contractors in the UK and U.S.

Barclays has rolled out another 10% rate cut for all contractors in the UK and U.S.

What to do if you’re a contractor working in the financial sector who’s been hit with (another) 10% rate cut? Last year, when the banking world was floundering…

Banks get all Scrooge-like on their contractors

Banks get all Scrooge-like on their contractors

If you are an IT contractor working in banking, you are advised to book your skiing trip now – most institutions are now rolling out a mandatory ten…

Battered banking contractors seek public sector sanctuary

Battered banking contractors seek public sector sanctuary

Faced with rate cuts, shrinking job opportunities and ultimatums to take a permanent role, IT contractors in the financial sector are increasingly looking to the public sector for…

Retail banks are scooping up IT contractors, but here’s where the hiring is in investment banking

Retail banks are scooping up IT contractors, but here’s where the hiring is in investment banking

Retail banking roles are often not an attractive proposition to financial IT contractors. The work pays less than investment banking, and is often carried out in more obscure…

Guest Comment: Ten ways to increase your chances of getting your contract extended

Guest Comment: Ten ways to increase your chances of getting your contract extended

Employers hire contactors to add value and to apply their skills and experience to a project or company. Value means different things to every organisation, so it is…

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