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Contactors can get their dream home too!

With flexible working becoming increasingly important for individuals, more and more people are choosing to become self-employed or contract workers. Rather than work the traditional 9-5 for a big corporate business, people are opting for more control over their free time and a better work-life balance. But with this greater flexibility, comes additional concerns for […]

Contracting news

Financial Planning for Contractors & Salary Sacrifice Pension Options

Contracting is a lifestyle and career choice many people have chosen for the greater flexibility and earning power it offers. However, this greater freedom also means that you have a bigger responsibility to maintain financial stability and ensure that your hard-earned money is working for you. Financial planning tailored to you   At Sapphire, part […]

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Tackling Mental Health with CALM84 FC

We’re delighted to announce that Sapphire has recently sponsored CALM84 Crewe football club with their new training kit. CALM84 FC Crewe is a charity-based football team in Crewe that supports many mental health charities as well as raising funds for lots of other charities close to the hearts of the players. To date, they have […]

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How much do you need to save for retirement

Whether it’s approaching quickly or is still many years away, we all want to look forward to an enjoyable retirement. However, far too many people still lack a clear retirement plan. Perhaps, you might think you’ll never have to retire, but your older self will most likely disagree. If you don’t have a plan in […]

Accounting news

5 Clear Cut Signs You Need to Switch Accountants…

For any company, small or large, a good accountant is essential. They should be able to provide you with clear accounting information you need and advise on how you could save money in specific areas of your business. If your current accountant is lacking at doing just these basic things, it’s probably time you thought […]

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Top tips for freelancers & self-employed looking for work on LinkedIn

Did you know LinkedIn is the place to be when it comes to looking for work? But most freelancers and contractors aren’t making the most out of LinkedIn. They get lost in what to say, how to say it and all things in between when it comes to professional networking. If this sounds like you, […]