Starting Up

Making the move to contracting should be an exciting time. In this section James has included a number of guides he believes contractors will find helpful, when they are considering making the move.

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Advice on Choosing an Umbrella Company

When choosing an Umbrella Company, it’s vital to consider the following: Compliance. This is the big one! Umbrella companies are employers and all must calculate your pay in the same way. If they’re promising 80% or more take-home pay, they’re probably taking liberties with your payment calculations. Although it’s tempting in the short-term, using a Read More...


Advantages and Disadvantages of Contracting

There are many reasons contractors choose to operate through a Limited company – however, it’s not for everyone. Before you take the plunge, you’ll want to be sure you’re making the right decision for your own personal circumstances. This guide will help you decide if a Limited company is the best option for you.