ROI: Are Interim Managers good value for money?

We often encounter clients that tell us day rates for interim managers amount to daylight robbery, but is that really the case? There are many benefits to using an interim manager, they are often less expensive than you think & the ROI they bring is invaluable.

Comparing PAYE & Interim Managers

The biggest mistake clients make is to simply take the day rate & x it by the number of working days in the year, for example 260 x £500 is made to look like an annual salary of £130k!

In fact, this is far from the truth. In simple terms day rates should be calculated like this:

Interim vs fixed-term contract

Some employers believe that when you need temporary staff, hiring on a fixed-term contract is the most commercially beneficial and risk free option.

This is true in some scenarios but for business undergoing transformation or a change project, adapting to a new set of processes, an interim manager will be a better option. Read on for the reasons why…

The rise of the Supersub

Think back to 1999, it’s the European Cup Final at the Nou Camp...

Manchester United are losing one-nil, defeat looming on the horizon. Their fortunes turned around however, with two substitutes famously saving the day for the reds, Teddy Sheringham scoring the equaliser in injury time and Ole Gunnar Solskjær snatching another in the 92nd minute to win the title at the last gasp.

Limited Company or Umbrella Contracting

When becoming a contractor, you will need to decide whether to set up your own limited company or to use an umbrella company instead.

4 reasons why you should hire a contractor

Companies are increasingly relying on contract or interim employees during periods of change or in situations where hiring a permanent employee is not suitable. Here are some scenarios where a business may wish to consider a contractor and why: