Interim management isnt the career for you if you dont like challenge and change. But for those of us who love both, it brings a rich variety of enhancing and intensive experiences: exposure to different industries, products and processes, and a variety of organisational structures, and cultural styles and the opportunity to establish an outstanding track record for delivery, added to which interim managers love not having to go through rounds of appraisals only to be told that: unfortunately budgets for salary increases are limited.
Show Me The Money
In fact, performance can probably never be more directly linked to pay. Even new interim managers can raise their fees for the next assignment as much as they like – providing the market thinks they’re worth it. Enough said you might think, but operating through a limited company also reduces tax costs if more remuneration is taken through shareholder dividends. And dont forget that the cost of IT, office furniture, consumables, some utilities, vehicle running costs, and indeed VAT, can be borne by the business.
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