Blog: Articles

IR35 changes: what they mean and how we can help

21st November 2019

Big changes are being made to the IR35 tax legislation, which will affect the way you hire contractors. To help ensure you’re compliant with the new legislation, we’ve put together a quick guide to answer the most common questions. What is IR35? IR35 is tax legislation designed to assess whether a contractor is a genuine […]

7 ways hiring contractors can save you money

8th November 2019

1. No recruiter placement fees Just imagine that! When you hire contractors through Vector, you simply pay an all inclusive day rate based on the contractor’s expertise. You’ll know exactly what the hire is costing each day, making project budgeting super simple and you’ll never be charged twice by agencies squabbling over who made the […]

Contract or Permanent? Who you should hire and when

17th October 2019

When you’re looking to recruit, a common dilemma is whether a permanent or contract solution would be best.  To help you decide, we take a look at eight common recruitment scenarios and for each recommend our answer to the question: permanent or contract? 1. “Deadlines are looming, we need more resource ASAP” Let’s start with […]

7 reasons why hiring an IT contractor is good for team morale

16th August 2019

For 25 years we’ve seen how adding a highly skilled, temporary contractor to your permanent team helps energise and motivate even the most pessimistic professionals. Why does this happen? Here are seven reasons… 1. An injection of energy & enthusiasm When you hire the right contractor with the right skills, they’ll be raring to go […]

Summer may be officially over, but the forecast stays sunny!

2nd September 2018

We saw a dramatic rise in requests for permanent staff from our clients during the hot summer quarter which in turn resulted in an increase in revenue over the period of 30% vs Q2. Allan Callus, our Permanent Recruitment Director explains why and what the trends are likely to be as we move through the […]

Jersey Half Marathon

3rd June 2018

We were delighted to enter 19 ‘Vector runners’ in support of the annual Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Jersey Half Marathon. Members of staff from our East Sussex, Cambridgeshire and Gloucestershire offices joined Vector’s owners Donna & Richard Medway who live and work in Jersey, to run the scenic route which runs from the West of […]

Island Contracting

2nd June 2018

HADLER CONSULTANCY LTD. MARK HADLER – SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER Vector and Mark had worked together previously for St James’s Place Wealth Management in Gloucestershire throughout 2013 – 2016. Our resource team reconnected with Mark as we had been tasked with finding a Senior PM for a Risk project with one of our financial regulatory clients […]


28th March 2018

From 25 May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into effect which will supersede existing UK data protection legislation. This Regulation aims to enhance privacy rights providing a strict framework for organisations. GDPR will apply to organisations providing goods or services in the EU and GDPR will remain in force […]