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Ready to leave office politics behind? Discover the benefits of contracting

SJD’s contractor attitude survey revealed that 88% of our contractor clients earn daily rates of between £300 and £1,000, with 92% earning more than when they were employees.


Limited company or Umbrella? Read our ultimate guide

Find out all the pros and cons of going Limited and umbrella, so you have all the information you need to make a fully informed decision.


Contractors are 75% happier than as permanent employees

The results from our most recent contractor attitude survey are in, revealing some interesting results such as that 75% of contractors are happier than as permanent employees.


On-going demand for Contractors

Demand for contractors and freelancers is growing. Over 83% of contractors have seen their most recent contract extended in SJD's latest contractor attitude survey.


Survey reveals 20% increase in £500 - £750 per day contract rates

With over 92% of those surveyed either in or about to start a contract, SJD’s latest contractor attitude survey sees a positive growth in the economy since our first survey back in January 2012.


Survey reveals 87% of contracts extended

Increasing contract extensions, higher daily rates and a better work/life balance, these are just some of the results seen in SJD's latest contractor attitude survey.


Unprecedented demand for Contractors

Record number of contractors choosing to go Limited and start their own businesses...


Better work/life balance enjoyed by 70% of Contractors

Second contractor attitude survey results reveal better work/life balance for over 70% of contractors - download your free report.


Contractor Attitude Survey Results

SJD Conducts its first ever bi-annual National Contractor Attitude Survey. Download your report today.


Contractor Limited Company Take Home Pay Calculator

Demand for contractors is growing - See how much you could be taking home contracting through your own Limited company.

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SJD Accountancy

SJD Accountancy are the UK's largest specialist provider of fixed fee, Limited company accountancy services to contractors; we've been acting for contractors across the UK since 1992 and have more than 15,000 clients.

We are the only national specialist firm of contractor accountants with offices nationwide. SJD Accountancy has more qualified staff than any other firm in our market with qualifications from the following major tax and accountancy bodies - ATT, AAT, CTA, ACCA, CA, ACA and FCCA.

  • Unlimited face to face meetings. This is a unique service only SJD Accountancy offers - unlimited face to face meetings across the UK - tax is complicated and sometimes only a meeting will do.
  • UK's largest contractor accountants with more qualified staff. No call centres, no outsourcing, no automated call handling. Simply telephone, email or meet your own dedicated accountant face to face.
  • Our Customer Promise. Respond to any question sent to your accountant or any dedicated department within 24 hours.  If we need more time, we will update you as soon as we can and we promise to keep you informed of the progress we are making in answering your question.
  • Outstanding reputation. We have won more awards for customer service and accountancy excellence than any other firm in our market, including: Best Accountant for Contractors, Accountant of the Year and Best Professional Service Team to name just a few.
  • All inclusive low cost fixed fee accountancy package which includes completion of accounts*, payroll bureau, dividends and corporation tax computations, personal taxation, free bookkeeping software, your own dedicated accountant* and all company returns for a fixed fee starting from £120 plus VAT per month. Check our packages for more detail.

If you have any questions about contracting or would like any further advice please call our new business team on 01442 275789 or email: Our new business team is open Monday to Thursday (8am to 8pm), Friday (8am to 7pm) and Saturday (10am to 4pm)

Appoint SJD Accountancy and never worry about your tax or accountancy affairs again.

Form your own limited company with SJD - our same day online company formation service includes company bank account set up, VAT/PAYE registration and advice on optimum share structure. 

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*If you would like us to complete your company year end accounts we simply ask that you have been a client of SJD for one year or have made 12 monthly payments. All accountants are part or fully qualified.