Becoming a Contractor

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

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Marketing Yourself as a Contractor

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Our Customer Promise

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Can I Do My Own Accounts?

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

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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

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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.

Calculating tax and expenses with a ledger, a calculator and a laptop can be very confusing leading contractors to ask if they need an accountant

Do I Need an Accountant?