Contractor Guides

As a contractor, finding the best advice is not always easy. Our guides are here to provide all of the information you need about contracting, whether you decide to establish your own company or use an umbrella.

Contractor's Guide

Contractor's Guide 

 

IR35 Guide

Plain English Guide to IR35

If you're new to contracting, our guide can provide all of the information you need to get started.

 

For information about IR35 and how to determine whether your contract falls inside or outside.

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Permanent to Contracting

Moving from Permanent to Contracting Guide

 

Contracting through your own Limited Company

Guide to Contracting Through Your Own Limited Company

Ideal to help you make the transition from permanent employment to running your own limited company.

 

Our guide can provide all of the necessary information to starting and running a limited company if you're new to contracting.

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Finding a Contract

Contractor’s Guide to Finding a Contract

 

Guide to Expenses

Contractor's Guide to Expenses

We’ve broken down everything you need to know into a PDF format that you can download and keep.

 

We’ve broken down everything you need to know into a PDF format that you can download and keep.

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Take Home Pay Calculator

Contractor Take home pay Calculator

 

Guide to Dividends

Contractor Guide to Dividends

Our pay calculator can help you to determine how much you could take home as a contractor working under your own limited company.

 

Our guide has everything you need to know about paying dividends, from what they are to how often you can take them out of your company.

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Limited vs Umbrella

Limited or Umbrella

 

Start a Business

Starting a Business 

As there are a number of different factors to consider when deciding whether to go limited or umbrella, this guide will help you weigh up your options.

 

 Beginnging a new enterprise can seen daunting but it needn't be. We have put together a detailed guide to help you get started.

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Developing you Business

Developing your Business

   

From strategy and planning to managing staff and processes, our guide will provide you with the basics you need to help you grow you business.

   

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Help with your questions from SJD

Still not found the answer you're looking for? Why not try our Contractor Frequently Asked Questions section.

For further information or advice, please call our new business team on 01442 275789 or email newbusiness@sjdaccountancy.com.