• How contractors can help your business

    With the fluid nature of the IT industry – where technology and the demands of business, clients and users often change quickly – there can be great benefits to a having a flexible, on-demand workforce. While a skilled team […]

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  • True costs

    Saving money is not always about paying less for something now. Several years ago I had a requirement to set up a new database and to make changes on some of the functionality for a new recruitment application we […]

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  • Contractor record keeping

    If you use accounting software there is no longer a requirement for you to keep paper invoice copies on file.  However you do need to be able to produce this information at the request of the IRD, so it […]

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  • Thinking of becoming a contractor? Part 3

    Concluding this series of posts on getting started as an IT contractor, here we suggest some best practices. Central to this is communicating well with the people you work alongside in order to to make your assignment as successful as possible. Clear […]

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  • Thinking of becoming a contractor? Part 2

    When you begin contracting, you are effectively setting up your own business. You should be aware of tax laws and your obligations regarding Goods and Services Tax (GST) in New Zealand. You have the choice of operating as a […]

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  • Thinking of becoming a contractor? Part 1

    Contracting can provide you with a variety of different employment experiences as well as a great lifestyle. However, it can have its ups and downs. The information included here should help you to make an informed choice, and hopefully […]

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