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A guide to contracting in Greece

Friday 15th June 2018

In our latest country guide, we take a look at Greece, a place steeped in culture and home of Colossus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Positivity driving demand The Greek economy is currently reporting its greatest growth in almost a decade, and the country has just enjoyed a fifth consecutive quarter… [continue reading]

Compliance: why recruiters need to avoid speculation

Tuesday 12th June 2018

As regular readers of our blogs will know, compliance is a crucial issue in the recruitment field at the moment. With so much new and amended legislation affecting agencies, such as GDPR, IR35 and the Criminal Finances Act 2017, it is no surprise that many recruiters are perhaps unclear what the future holds, leading some… [continue reading]

A guide to contracting in Egypt

Friday 8th June 2018

Egypt is certainly a destination of choice for contract staff at the moment. In fact, our data has revealed a real surge in freelance opportunities, with a 73% increase in contract professionals working in this location between January and May of this year. A growing economy Much of this increased demand can be attributed to… [continue reading]

Award winning customer services

Monday 4th June 2018

Here at 6CATS International we know that providing a customer service that goes above and beyond the norm is critical. We truly care about our contractors and the agencies we work with. In fact, if you look at our testimonials, it is clear that we develop strong relationships with professionals and recruitment firms that are… [continue reading]

What you need to know about contracting in Ireland 

Friday 1st June 2018

Ireland is certainly a hot spot for contractors at the moment. With the latest reports from the European Commission seeing the country’s growth predictions significantly revised up to 5.7 and 4.1 per cent for 2018 and 2019, there’s certainly going to be an increase in demand for professionals across a raft of specialisms. And with skills shortages an on-going challenge in… [continue reading]

The most common ways agencies are non-compliant: are you at risk?

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Here at 6CATS International we’ve spent many months spreading the word about the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA). We fully recognise that this legislation has the potential to negatively impact a vast number of agency owners in the near future and we’re incredibly keen to help firms avoid potential penalties as a result of non-compliance…. [continue reading]

A guide to contracting in Spain

Friday 25th May 2018

While Spain has certainly had its ups-and-downs since the 2008 financial crisis, it is safe to say that it is now going strong. In fact, recent reports revealed that the country’s economy expanded 2.9% in the last year, with a growth of 0.7% reported for Q1 2018. And according to the European Commission’s Economic Sentiment… [continue reading]

What the Right to Correct rules mean for agencies and their contractors

Monday 21st May 2018

There can certainly be no doubt that tax compliance is the key word in the world of contractor recruitment at the moment – and it will only become more important in the coming months. With numerous Acts and regulations being introduced in recent times, agencies and the freelance professionals they place are certainly facing a… [continue reading]

A guide to contracting in Sweden

Friday 18th May 2018

With a reputation as one of the world’s most beautiful countries, it’s no wonder that so many people want to visit Sweden. On a professional level, however, contractors can also expect to be privy to some fantastic opportunities. The country is considered a great place to work, securing the top spot on the 2017 Forbes… [continue reading]

Contractor compliance concerns are growing: here’s what your agency should do

Monday 14th May 2018

There’s no doubt that the world of international contractor recruitment is becoming ever more complex as compliance becomes an increasingly dominant challenge for agencies and professionals alike. However, at a time when freelance workers are finding themselves uncertain where to turn for advice, recruiters need to take control and ensure individuals are going to the… [continue reading]