Becoming a contractor
- Becoming a contractor – break down the barriers to change
- Are you a contractor or consultant at heart?
- Evolution – from permanent employee to contractor to consultant
- Personal development for contractors and consultants
- Dream big and plan for it
- Are you ready to become a contractor or consultant?
- Life’s crunch points – when to start contracting
- Five reasons to start contracting
- Writing a SMART business plan
- Is contracting or consulting for me?
Finding contract work
Working with agencies
- Issue management with your agency
- Getting paid through your limited company
- Getting paid through an umbrella company
- Timescales – when can you expect to get paid?
- Getting paid and maintaining your contract pipeline
- How rates work and what’s a good rate
- Engaging with an agency
- Finding and choosing recruitment agencies
- What is a recruitment agency?
- Agencies – helping you start as a contractor
- Understanding the value of agencies