Working as a contractor

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At Progressive Recruitment, contractors are provided with complete support to make sure they have the flexibility of being a contractor, as well as their rights as an employee.

Our approved umbrella companies can help and will support with contractor insurance, getting an HSE passport, and health, safety, and environment training.

After accepting an assignment as a contractor, the contractor care team will be in touch to go through the on-boarding process, explain how to use the system, and answer any questions. You’ll also receive access to our online worksheet system to manage your hours.

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The importance of cybersecurity when working from home

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