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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Five things you should know about contracting before you quit your job

Before you make the decision to join the contracting sector, you need to know a few things first, such as the fact that you will need to adapt to a completely different lifestyle where you could find yourself working home alone for hours on end and having to be motivated and organised with your time and take home pay.


Finding the First Contract

It’s often said by freelancers that the first contract is the most difficult one to find. Some people are lucky enough to move into contracting when an opportunity lands in their lap – for others, it’s a career decision that can feel like a jump into the unknown.