First Timers

A First Timers Guide to ContractingThis guide to contracting has been put together to help you understand the benefits and risks associated with becoming a freelance contractor for the first time.

It may also help the seasoned contractor discover something they didn’t know or has perhaps changed since they took the leap into the contracting world.

What is a freelance contractor?

A freelance contractor is an individual who enters into a fixed-term contract with a third party, (this could be direct with a Client offering the work or via an Employment Agency who have secured the assignment) either on their own or as an employee of a company to assist in the running or completion of a specific project.

Why become a contractor?

Becoming a contractor, or freelance worker, brings risks – but it also brings benefits which some people find irresistible.

For more detailed information and advice on becoming a contractor, please contact our experienced advisors on 01293 864 001.