Contractor Guides

If you’re a contractor or you’re thinking about becoming one then our articles and guides can help keep you informed on the latest industry changes as well as advise on tax issues, IR35, contract jobs and more.

The Rise of the Super Contractor in IT

The Rise of the Super Contractor in IT

The Super Contractor is a relatively new term and is the result of IT specialists being able to charge a premium for in-demand...

James Broom
Top Developer Skills for Contractors in 2016

Top Developer Skills for Contractors in 2016

Innovations in technology and software development have triggered a surge of IT opportunities for contractors and freelance...

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Benefits of Contracting

Benefits of Contracting

Being a contractor is very different from being employed in the traditional sense. Contracting for some individuals is ideal but...

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Renewing your IT Contract

Renewing your IT Contract

All contracts have a start date and an end date. As contracts near their end it is sometimes common for clients to approach a...

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IT Contractor Jobs

IT Contractor Jobs

In recent years, the market saw demand for contractors jump again, as confidence in the IT sector grew at its highest level since...

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Finding an IT Contract Job

Finding an IT Contract Job

The Internet has become the preferred medium for searching and applying for jobs. Finding an IT contract job can be made easier...

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Choosing an Umbrella Company

Choosing an Umbrella Company

When it comes to choosing an umbrella company, it's important to know that they provide the same legal structure as a...

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Contractor Expenses using an Umbrella Company

Contractor Expenses using an Umbrella Company

By claiming all appropriate allowances and expenses you can minimise your tax bill; however, this is not a way of avoiding tax.

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Advantages of using an Umbrella Company

Advantages of using an Umbrella Company

Using an umbrella company essentially means that you as ‘the contractor’ become an employee of the umbrella company.

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What is IR35?

IR35 was introduced in April 2000 and affects anyone who is working via an intermediary, such as a company or partnership.

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Security Clearance for IT Jobs

Security Clearance for IT Jobs

Security clearance is a status granted to individuals which allows them access to classified information. The term security...

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Setting up a Limited Company

Aside from sole trader status, most contractors set up their small businesses as Limited Companies.

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