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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Permanent vs Contracting

The reasons they give us are different. One constant is the financial benefit – contract rates can easily double that of a permanent employee and the tax advantages of operating through a Limited Company mean that you will take home even more of that increased income. Carving out a career as a professional freelancer or Read More...

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How to Become a Contractor

Making the jump to contracting can be daunting – giving up the comfort and security of a permanent job is a big step, and it isn’t for everyone. However, when we speak to our professional contractors, almost all of them say the same thing – they’d never go back!

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Limited vs Umbrella

As a contractor, you’ll likely have heard a lot about both Limited companies and Umbrella companies. There’s plenty of conflicting information out there and it can be difficult to make an informed decision about the best option for you.

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Contractor Calculator

Our contractor calculator will give you an idea of how much you can expect to take home, either working through a Limited Company or under an Umbrella. If you are new to contracting or thinking about making the switch from permanent employment, check out our handy guides new to contacting and permanent to contracting or give one Read More...

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