In this section you will learn about making the move to contracting in your sector, including advice on setting rates, finding your next contract and general advice on moving into contracting.

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Accountancy Services for IT Contractors

An all inclusive accountancy package for IT Contractors for just £95 + VAT per month. We understand that your business is important to you.


Contracting in Banking and Financial Services

Get an initial look into becoming a banking and financial services contractor. We will explain everything from finding work, to tax, in this easy to read guide.


Management Consultants – A Guide to Going Limited

Discover how to become a management consultant. Why you should go limited, how you can find work and more in this easy to read guide.


Differences between Contractors, Freelancers, Locums and Consultants

The terms freelancer, contractor, consultant, temp and locum are frequently used to mean the same thing – but that is not the case. If you are searching for contract roles or unsure how to refer to yourself, our short guide will outline the key differences between these terms.


How to Become a Security Cleared Contractor

Discover what’s involved in becoming a Security Cleared Contractor. We’ll cover everything from tax to finding work in this plain English, easy to read guide.


Why Become a Project Management Contractor

Project management contractors are in high demand. With enhanced rates of pay and the opportunity to be your own boss being just some of the benefits.


Rates of Pay for Oil and Gas Engineers

It is important to be aware of the range of daily take home pay in your industry, so that you can ensure you are charging a fair price for your services.


Becoming an Engineering Contractor

Discover what you need to know about becoming an engineering contractor. We cover everything from the freedom and flexibility of contracting to setting up your limited company.