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Why accepting a counteroffer is never acceptable

Imagine the scenario… You’ve found a new job, the interview process was a breeze, the company and role sounded perfect, as was the offer and now you’ve accepted. All that’s left to do is tell your manager and resign. Simples! Well it was, until your boss went and asked you to reconsider by offering you an enhanced financial packag…

Budget targets personal services companies

The 2nd Budget announcement came with a jarring attack on contractors who run their own limited companies. Recruiters and payroll companies all knew this was the route the HMRC were going to take with the new rules making it impossible for some sectors to be directors of their own companies, and thus technically impossible to pay …

How to handle a job offer

So…you got the job! You could either be overwhelmed with excitement or anxious as the thought of a new job is now a reality. Either way, you need to know how to handle the offer professionally. First things first, express your appreciation. Out of everyone who applied for the vacancy, you were seen as the best fit; either for your…