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    Contractors, would you recommend any of your clients?

    We have been asked to source and understand the best clients for contractors and want to hear from you.

    Where has been the best place you’ve worked as a contractor? Which client paid your invoices on time? Who understood IR35 legislation and put your contract together with this is mind? Where did you get paid the best rate?

    All these things and more contribute to being a great company for contractors to work for, so where have you seen them executed best?

    We want to know about the companies that ensure they have policies in place to cater for contractors working in their offices through everything from working hours to facilities, flexibility etc.

    Is there any client you would strongly recommend to your fellow contractors?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Contractor UK View Post
    All these things and more contribute to being a great client for contractors to deliver services to, so where have you seen them executed best?
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    I'm not telling cos I don't want more competition! It would be good to know what's being done with the information.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    I'm not telling cos I don't want more competition! It would be good to know what's being done with the information.
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    My agents, whom I trust and have worked with for years, source good clients for me. By sharing this information this would put extra competition the way of my trusted agency. Not really in my, or their, best interests I'm afraid.

    Saying that, the current client I am direct, but still not sharing for the same reasons
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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    I'm not telling cos I don't want more competition! It would be good to know what's being done with the information.
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    No way you will get this information for free... and contractors are the wrong people to be asked these kind of things.

    Reviews on Glassdoor would be the closest you can get to what you want.

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    What I will share, without giving away names, is EVERY client I've contracted with since I started 2007 has always paid invoices on time. Never had a problem with clients not getting the environment set up for me right. Permies have (with little exception) always been positive about me and my work.

    Maybe there are bad clients out there but I suspect they are the minority and not the norm.

    Same with agencies; I generally work through a specialist lot who are niche. Never ever had a problem with them. I have though also worked through some of the big names but, again, never had problem (their staff can be more 'fat tie and hair gel but they are still normally OK peeps).
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