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18th Jun 2018

Perhaps one of the most important steps in understanding the key points of what to expect as you embark on your portfolio career is to define it absolutely. The term itself has a few different interpretations available...

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11th Jun 2018

So, you’ve taken the plunge and stepped out from predictable traditional employment to reap the benefits of the flexible and profitable contracting world. But does this mean you are going to struggle to be accepted for a mortgage by the major high street lenders?  You...

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14th Jun 2018

There are many reasons why people choose to become a Contractor- it can bring a lot of benefits; flexibility in working hours, high day rates and, subsequently, a high income. Of course, all of this is usually done with family in mind. We all want to provide our loved ones...

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11th Jun 2018

In the past few years, more leading businesses have been acquiring the support and skills of Consultants. According to research conducted by Zeqr in 2017, UK businesses spent over £60...

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4th Jun 2018

The morning can be tough for even the best of us, so how can we go about setting ourselves up best for a productive day? Many CEOs and top-level professionals have shared their insights and routines publicly before, and aside from waking up at 3.30am or wearing the same outfit...

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31st May 2018

Keir Hopley became a member of TheConsultantHub.com and NonExecutiveDirectors.com following a recommendation from a friend. Since joining, Keir has secured a role as an ‘Independent Person’ with...

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24th May 2018

So far, 2018 has been a big year for the controversial tax law known as ‘IR35’. In fact, it’s only May and we’ve already seen two very different but highly publicised rulings on...

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23rd May 2018

There’s just a couple of days to go until the new data protection laws of GDPR come into effect on 25th May 2018. As an individual leading their portfolio career, now is the time to make sure all your time-sensitive plans are well under-way. The full GDPR...

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8th May 2018

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is Europe’s largest business event. The most influential minds in the UK’s entrepreneurial world such as Founder of YO!...

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4th May 2018

Whether you are an aspiring Consultant or a well-established Consultant looking to generate more leads and develop your portfolio career, building a personal brand that effectively sells the identity of your business has never been more...

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2nd May 2018

Samantha Nicol is an active member of TheConsultantHub.com and WomenDirectors.com. Having recently completed the acclaimed Ahead of the Curve development programme, Samantha now feels more mentally prepared and capable than ever before to succeed in her portfolio...

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26th Apr 2018

It is becoming increasingly popular for professionals to reach a place in their career where they are enticed by the prospect of stepping back from full-time commitments and pursuing a portfolio career. The allure of being your own boss, setting your own salary, establishing your own...

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26th Apr 2018

Aina Khan OBE is a world-renowned consultant solicitor in London, specialising in the field of International Family Law. She is a leading expert in Islamic and Asian issues.   In addition to her demanding...

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GDPR - One Month To Go

InTouch Networks

26th Apr 2018

With the introduction and implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) officially one month away, you’re nearing the eleventh hour if you haven’t yet made any considerations of business impact or changes to your...

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13th Apr 2018

Regardless of your professional background and confidence in your abilities, moving into a new boardroom as a Non-Executive Director or taking the leap to become your own boss as a Consultant can be an overwhelming...

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12th Apr 2018

It's been over 100 years since the concept of consulting came into being, and the profession remains as popular as ever. Thousands of aspiring Consultants begin the journey each year but only certain individuals are able to establish the proper foundations needed for a...

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6th Apr 2018

In Touch Networks has received further recognition as a specialist group of transformative online networks; having quickly built momentum in the business world by connecting elite professionals and employers, the firm has now been awarded the title of 86th...

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28th Mar 2018

Whether you’re a finance and tax consultant - or on the flipside, a freelancer or company looking for the services of such a consultant - we pride ourselves on eliminating the frustrations you might experience during this process. From our approachable, dedicated team of...

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22nd Mar 2018

This month we interviewed Phil Birch, a highly engaged member of TheConsultantHub.com to discuss his successes as a member. He has completed his profile, engaged with our free CPD online...

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21st Mar 2018

It’s been a long time in the making, but ISO 45001 has now landed.  This is an exciting time for ISO consultants, as the new standard brings opportunities for business. If you provide ISO management...

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15th Mar 2018

With competition to land your next role at an all-time high, having a CV that sets you apart is vital, especially when you are at director level. Therefore, it is no surprise that people invest in a professionally written CV,...

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8th Mar 2018

The world is changing fast. With the automation of so many jobs and the shackles of corporate life, it's only logical for skilled individuals to consider a way to cultivate their own income and employment...

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9th Feb 2018

“Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.”   - John C. Maxwell In all my...

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26th Jan 2018

  What is continuous improvement?   Continuous improvement embodies culture, discipline and performance. For an organisation to continuously find opportunity in innovation, the staff need a free-thinking work environment. This allows for the status quo...

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18th Jan 2018

Why become a Consultant? For anyone interested in becoming a Consultant, one question immediately comes to mind: Why do you want to become a Consultant? This seemingly simple question goes beyond the practical,...

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17th Jan 2018

The recent liquidation of British multinational Carillion - with the subsequent threat of the loss of 20,000 people’s livelihoods in the UK - demonstrates the stark reality of an uncertain and rapidly-changing...

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11th Jan 2018

Consultants exist across a variety of industries with different areas of expertise. From an IT Consultant who specialises in digital transformation, to a Marketing Consultant that may be brought in to a business to drive leads and...

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5th Jan 2018

As the new year gets underway, it’s a good time to consider how you will make 2018 your best year ever. Here are our three top tips for Consultants in any field to start and maintain a productive year: 1. Decide...

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2nd Jan 2018

On the 13th November 2017, In Touch Networks hosted its first annual conference, ‘Winning in the Boardroom,’ at the Royal Institute in Mayfair, London.   The event was a huge success...

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20th Dec 2017

For our December success story, we interviewed Rico Gusman, a member of Non-Executive Directors and The Consultant Hub to hear why he originally joined the networks and his delight at securing a role which offers more than he anticipated. Who? Since the age of 16, Rico has worked his way up...

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8th Nov 2017

The way in which professionals apply for roles and serve businesses has evolved. Staying in one position for decades, if not the majority of your career, is no longer the norm. Remote working and freelance is on the rise, with recent government statistics...

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19th Jun 2018

One of the challenges of deciding to take a career in a different direction is that it can be hard to reinvent yourself. Your reputation is likely a large part of your career, and people know you for who you are and what you have done. They probably don't...

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12th Sep 2017

Long gone are the days of working for the same organisation for decades at a time. Traditional employment models are rapidly being turned on their head, making way for a more flexible and dynamic workforce. In the UK alone, there...

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7th Sep 2017

Becoming a consultant and ensuring business success should probably be all about playing to your strengths. After all, you may well have become a consultant so that you can share your expertise with clients who find themselves with a skill gap at...

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The Power of Motivation

In Touch Networks

6th Sep 2017

You may have a strong skill set and all the advantages of career successes alongside plenty of people eager to help and support you in your quest for change, but motivation remains a door locked from the inside. No one can want you into doing something other...

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6th Sep 2017

Often we slip into habits with our language patterns. We have tendancies to use the same vocabulary and repetitive phrases every day - sometimes potentially resulting in reaching the status of unconscious incompetence, meaning we're unaware that we are not getting it...

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