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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Contractor challenges and opportunities

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During the pandemic, there are certain challenges facing contract workers, and also ways they can navigate through to make the best of the situation career wise.

Webinar - Artificial intelligence: the promise of a new era

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Is artificial intelligence the revolution of the 21st century? During this webinar organised by SThree (parent company of Progressive) discover the radiant future made possible by AI.


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We've put together a market trends report that offers data-driven insights across core STEM industries.


Video job interviews- tips and tools for employers

29 Apr 2020

We’ve summarised how to prepare and conduct virtual job interviews, evaluated their effectiveness over telephone interviews and listed what interview tools are currently out there.