Salary or dividends? How to strike a tax efficient balance

There are many advantages to becoming a limited company contractor. As well as reducing the risk of being caught by the latest IR35 legislation, your personal liability is also limited should things go wrong with your company. One of the main reasons why professionals contract via a limited company is the… View Article
Tom Bell Tom Bell , 29 March 2018

Writing your first contractor CV? Read this first

Even in this digitally-driven age, the CV is the number one way to put your qualifications, skills and experience forward to potential employers. It’s not just employees that need to impress on paper. Contractors, consultants and freelancers all need killer CVs to secure the contract work they want. Having a… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 22 March 2018

Making your move – top tips for a smooth transition into contracting

The self-employment market is growing throughout the UK, and for good reason. As well as providing greater opportunities when it comes to pay, contractors have the freedom and flexibility to take control of their careers and strike the right work/life balance. There are many more reasons why contracting is a… View Article
Jennifer Gannon Jennifer Gannon , 15 March 2018

Top tips for building your cash buffer

There are numerous routes to securing your financial future as an independent or limited company contractor. As well as taking out the right insurance as a contractor, building a cash buffer will give you the financial confidence you need to ride the highs and lows of contract life. Contractors face many… View Article
Tom Bell Tom Bell , 8 March 2018

Are you claiming on your ‘hidden’ expenses?

Self-employment offers a variety of perks, one of the main reasons the number of self-employed professionals in the UK represented 14.8% of all people in work between September to November 2017. Despite self-employment being a particularly rewarding career path, there are some downsides to pursuing life as an independent contractor or… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 1 March 2018