Becoming a Contractor

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Taking that first step and deciding to become a contractor is an exciting time and there are lots of new changes on the horizon. You’re in charge of finding work and managing your own finances, so there’s plenty of challenges ahead to keep you busy

Being a new contractor can be a busy time, but help is at hand. To help make the transition easy and seamless, we’ve put together some information with everything you need to know in the early days. Whether you’re wondering what the benefits of becoming a contractor are or you’re looking for something a little more hands-on like how to form your own company, we’ve got you covered.

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Finding Work As an IT Contractor

Finding contracting opportunities is very different from your traditional job search for permanent employment. Discover how to secure a contract in IT.

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Marketing Yourself as a Contractor

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Can I Do My Own Accounts? iXBRL Formats for HMRC

Discover why a helping hand with your finances could make a world of difference.

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Contracting at AXA

Discover more about contracting at AXA and how to go about applying for a contract with them.

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Permanent to Contracting using an Umbrella Company

Whatever industry you work in there are many benefits to working as a contractor, which may tempt full time employees to make the move. If you are considering leaving permanent…

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Contractor’s Guide to Finding a Contract

We discuss strategies to finding a contract, how to structure your CV and the differences between a contract search and a job search.

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Limited Company vs. PAYE Umbrella: The Ultimate Guide

Not sure how best to set up? In this guide we evaluate the differences between a limited company & umbrella company, as well as the potential benefits & drawbacks to…

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Moving from Permanent to Contracting

If you are thinking about making the transition from permanent employee to self-employed, our guide breaks down what to expect as you jump into the world of contracting.

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Do I Need an Accountant?

Learn what having an accountant can mean for you - from managing your finances to dealing with HMRC and Companies House on your behalf.