Running your Company

Running your own limited company can seem daunting at the beginning however with help from a good specialist contractor accountant, you shouldn’t have anything to worry about. In this section James shares a number of guides on topics his clients tend to ask her about on a day to day basis.

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Advice on Setting your Contract Rates

As a contractor you will need to ensure that you are motivated enough to get out there and find your own work on a regular basis. This also means having to set your rates for these contracts. When it comes to calculating how much you will be charging each client you will need to research other similar contractor’s rates of pay, as well as taking into account factors such as how sought after your skills are and the supply and demand for them.


Advice on Chasing an Unpaid Invoice

When it comes to being self-employed, there is a slight risk when it comes to ensuring that clients pay you on time, however, there are methods to help with this situation, as well as steps to take to prevent this happening, such as requesting payment or a deposit upfront.