When you first make the decision to go self-employed, there are many changes ahead of you. Moving from permanent to contracting is a big step, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. And with the right insight and advice, it’s easy to get your limited company up and running in no time.
We’ve put together a handy step-by-step guide which covers everything you need to know if you’re considering moving from permanent employment to contracting and the different ways you can choose to operate as a contractor.
Should I move from permanent to contracting?
There’s a lot to love about being self-employed – contractors and freelancers generally enjoy a better work: life balance, earn more and enjoy more freedoms than their self-employed counterparts. But the decision isn’t always an easy one.
That’s why we’ve broken down all of the information to make your transition easy to understand. We’re here to help make sure you hit the ground running.
What’s in the guide?
Inside, there’s a wealth of information to get you started, including:
Umbrella or limited – what are the different avenues of operating and which is best for you?
Getting set up – how do you form your own limited company?
Take home pay – how much could you earn and are there any ways to maximise your income?
Growing your business – how should you approach employing more staff and establishing a strategic plan for your sales and marketing?