Becoming a Successful Contractor or Consultant

Deciding to become a contractor or consultant could be one of the most rewarding decisions you’ll ever make. In this book we explore the challenges facing independent professionals, plus give you hints and tips to help decide if an independent career is the right move for you.

Becoming a successful contractor or consultant ebook


Working with Agencies

As a contractor or consultant, finding work is a top priority and for many using a specialist recruitment agent is a must. In this book, you’ll discover proven ways of working with agencies and securing contract work, allowing you to start building successful relationships to achieve your long-term professional gains.

Working with agencies ebook

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Preparing to Set Up Your Limited Company

Learn how to form a limited company for freelancing, contracting, or consulting in this step-by-step guide. You’ll learn how to choose a name, appoint directors and shareholders, protect your personal privacy, choose an accountant, open a business bank account, and much more.

Preparing to set up your limited company ebook


Day to Day Management of Your Company

Learn how to manage your limited company on a day-to-day basis with the next installment in our bestselling series. You’ll learn the business essentials you need to start trading, how to keep accurate records, the low-down on VAT, how to invoice clients and pay yourself, as well as planning for absence efficiently.

Day to day management of your company ebook


Tax Optimisation Strategies for Your Limited Company

We’d all like to pay less tax, and in this straightforward guide our accountants share their tips for limited company tax optimisation. In this book you’ll find a number of effective, easy to action and safe tips for cutting the amount of tax you must pay.

Tax optimisation strategies for your Limited Company


How to thrive in Brexit

Brexit will bring change, and with change come opportunities and challenges for UK contractors and consultants. Now is the time to reflect, prepare and ensure you’re in the best possible position to thrive during and after Brexit.



Getting on with IR35: All doom and gloom ahead?

With the recent application changes to IR35 in the public sector, now is the time to ensure you understand the potential impact for your company and your contracts. Alongside breakdowns of the legislation, we take a look at the effects of the current climate on the contracting and consultancy markets.



State of the Nation 2019

2019 is set to be another year of monumental change and uncertainty. That’s why we conducted a survey to find out how contractors are preparing for the future. Read the full report for a close-up look at what contractors are talking and worrying about for the coming year.

State of the nation