Contractor Paid Double – I was getting paid by two clients at the same time

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Contractor Paid Double

This piece of luck saw a contractor paid double his income for a few weeks. He was paid his full rate by two separate clients and recruitment companies.

The following was loaded as comments after one of our articles.

Contractor’s Contract Terminated

I’ve had one incident where I was terminated and asked to leave within a week, when I had four week’s notice.

The contract was given on the basis that it was temporary until they found a permie.

They hadn’t found one after the first three months, so extended for another three.

Company Hired Permanent Employee

A month later they hired somebody and I had to leave in order to make desk space.

They paid me for the full month’s notice period, and to put icing on the cake I had found a new contract within two days and started that the Monday following my last day on the old gig.

So for three weeks I was on double-pay.

Easy money

Contractor Paid Double – IT Contractor Comment

Does anyone know any other incidents of a contractor paid double by two different clients?

It happened to me once when a project was cancelled. I found a contract withing two weeks and got four weeks notice pay from he previous client company.

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