Limited or Umbrella?
If you’re planning on taking the leap to work for yourself and become a contractor, one of the key decisions you must make is how you’re going to structure yourself.
Many new contractors decide to either work through their own limited company as a limited company director, or as an employee of an umbrella company. The best route for you will depend on your own unique circumstances. Our easy to understand ‘Limited vs Umbrella’ video is a great place to start on your decision-making process.
How do I maximise my income?
It’s no secret that contractors tend to take home more of their hard-earned pay than their employed counter parts but just how much could you be bringing home once you become self-employed? Our simple take home pay calculator will give you an idea of what your take home pay could be as a contractor working through a limited company.Calculate your Take Home Pay
How do I find my first contractor contract?
The biggest step in any new contractors career is finding your first contract. But where do you start? Should you use an agency or a job board? How should you structure your contractor CV? We’ve discussed everything in our guide to finding a contract.Find a Contract Guide
Contracting and IR35
IR35; a key piece of legislation which can shape how you pay yourself for each contract you undertake. Unfortunately, it’s not always straight forward however at SJD Accountancy we’re IR35 experts so can give advice and answer any question you may have. For a simple overview of IR35, watch our video.
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We are deemed IPSE Accredited Accountants, are fully MSC compliant and are the only national specialist firm of accountants with offices across the UK. SJD also have 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, so you know you’re in good hands when you appoint us.
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How do SJD help?
Signing up to SJD and beginning your contracting journey couldn’t be easier.
Speak to an advisor
A member from the new
business team will help to
answer all of your queries
discussing contract length,
the details of your business
including checking your
limited name is available,
and company formation.
Choose your package
What package is best for
you? Do you need any
extras adding to your
package such as insurance
or pensions? Our advisors
will help you decide on the
perfect set up for you.
Sign your client agreement form
Once you’ve decided on your
package and your advisor has
confirmed your details, you
sign your client agreement
form, your limited company
will be processed for company
formation within 24 hours
enabling you to invoice for your