Contractor News


SJD’s Accounting for Time Campaign is Now Live

Read about SJD's new campaign and find out how we could help contractors like you.


How to Create a Productive and Organised Home Office

Give your productivity a boost by making a few simple changes in your home office. Read for more information.


The pros and cons of becoming your own boss

We take a look at the pros and cons of becoming your own boss and why working for yourself is becoming a popular choice.


What makes a good accountant?

Choosing an accountant can be difficult. We've put together a short guide to help.


SJD nominated for British Accountancy Award

We have been nominated for this year's British Accountancy Awards. Read for more information.


SJD Insider News - July 2017

Read our roundup to of some of the latest news in the contracting industry over the last month


Finance and insurance is the place to be for contractors!

New figures released last week by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) have clearly indicated that the financial services industry is the place to be for limited company contractors this summer.


Good news for contractors in the manufacturing sector

The latest monthly IHS Markit/CIPS PMI survey was published at the end of June, and this shows that British manufacturers are reporting further growth in production and in new order volumes – which leads to new opportunities for limited company contractors working in manufacturing and related industries.


When it comes to your next career move, London is the place to be

New data from a poll by global jobs platform Jobrapido shows that 35% of people who are looking for their next career challenge consider London to be the most likely location for their ‘dream job’ – or dream contract of course! And people would also be willing to relocate for that chance as well.


10% of all new opportunities are in the IT world

According to a new industry data released by Indeed, one of the largest worldwide recruitment and job listing companies, a tenth of all new positions created in the UK over the last 12 months have been in some form of technology related field. This data has come from the firm’s own website and is based on literally hundreds of thousands of vacancy listings and job searches.

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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.

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

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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.