09 Dec

We have been nominated for The ContractorUK Awards 2016!

As the end of the year approaches, it is a special moment to reflect upon the achievements of the past year. With that in mind, we are pleased to inform that both K&B Accountancy Group and Cloud9 Umbrella have been nominated for the Best Contractor Accountant (Small/Medium) Award and Best Umbrella Company Award respectively by Contractor UK.

The ContractorUK Awards are an excellent opportunity for contractors across the country to decide and vote for the companies that have provided exceptional service in each of the categories.

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12 Nov

How to communicate better at work – three tips

Good communication skills are a vital boost for productivity in any profession. Naturally, the success of our careers relies on the dynamics we build with those around us – from employers and coworkers through to clients and customers. But along the way, it’s easy to encounter some self-inflicted obstacles: we don’t know how to express how we feel; we don’t contribute for fear of looking silly; or we act on impulse only to later regret it. Learn how to communicate better at work with the help of our three tips.
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03 Nov

IPSE’s Autumn Statement Predictions

Simon McVicker, Director of Policy and Public Affairs:

This Autumn Statement promises to be the defining moment for the new May Government. Chancellor Philip Hammond will have to outline his vision for the UK economy post Brexit. Intrinsically Philip Hammond is considered a more fiscal conservative than it seems Mrs May is after her interventionist Party Conference speech, but we also know that the Chancellor has already said that he was easing up on George Osborne’s ‘austerity’.

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01 Nov

Sending a thank-you note after a job interview

Send a thank-you note after an interview to continue making good impressions during the recruitment process. Though a small gesture, a thank-you note addressed to prospective employers serves two purposes: to demonstrate good manners and reiterate your passion for and desire to secure the role. Both are win-wins.

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