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Finding Project Management Freelance Work

Hi there. I wonder if we could talk about modes of finding freelance projects as I have previously only worked through employment agencies and find that they do not really negotiate the best rate for me. I work mainly on residential refurbishments and commercial fit outs and would like to stick to these areas as …

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

With the APM (Association for Project Management) releasing their latest research report APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 I took some time out to see what they have to report and how this stacks up against our own Arras People 2017 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report). The following are some of my observations: It’s …

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Why Does a Project Management Job have Different Rates of Pay?

We have had a number of questions recently asking why some roles on the Arras People job board are posted with different day rates. The simple answer is that the changes implemented by the UK Government in April 2017 regarding off-payroll workers in the Public sector means that we have to do this. To re-cap, …

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BBC Pay and Lessons for Project Management Professionals

Like many others I was interested and fascinated when the BBC, for the first time, published payments made from licence fee revenue to people working under a contract for services; specifically, those paid £150,000 or more were included. The resulting commotion across the TV, Radio, Newspapers, Twitter etc has been interesting to follow and for …

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