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IT contractors

Who needs cyber insurance?

Find out if your business needs cyber insurance. Spoiler alert: to be honest, your business probably does, no matter your size.

Professional indemnity quotes: what to look out for

It’s tempting, but try not to go straight for the cheapest professional indemnity quotes. Cheap isn’t the same as good value. Here's what to consider first.

What kinds of professional indemnity insurance claims are there?

Who needs PI insurance? Who doesn't, more like. These professional indemnity claims examples serve as a warning of what can go wrong, and how much it costs.

Is it worth going into IT contracting? Or better to stay employed?

If you're thinking of jacking in your perm job and going into IT contracting, there's plenty of demand. But there's a few things to think about too.

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What insurance do IT contractors need?

You may be careful, but things can go wrong. IT contractors insurance requirements include professional indemnity, public liability and employers' liability

Putting your insurance on hold as an IT contractor

IT contractors taking a break from work, don't cancel your professional indemnity insurance. Stay protected. Put it on hold instead. Here's why:

How long hours and stress are the cue to quit for IT pros

1 in 6 IT pros are considering quitting due to the impact of long working hours and stress, our survey reveals. Here's why - and what you can do about it.

IT Contractor Q&A: Tom Pettigrew

Tom Pettigrew discusses life as an IT Contractor. Running your own IT business has its rewards and challenges as a profession and in work-life balance.

Cyber insurance for IT industry

Even IT businesses are vulnerable to cybercrime. Cyber insurance for IT could help avoid things going horribly wrong in the event of an attack.

Changes to IR35 tax rules: public and private sector in the line of fire

IR35 is changing. Whether that's for the better or worse, time will tell. Either way, if you're a contractor you need to know how it affects you.

Insurance jargon explained

Business insurance jargon is everywhere and makes understanding your cover more complicated than it need be. Here's some help with translating the words.

What does an insurance broker do?

Google 'what does an insurance broker do?' and you'll get answers like: 'acts as an intermediary between the insurer and the client'. Great. And?