Author: Jacob Roberts

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Top ten laptops for contractors or freelancers

Top ten laptops for contractors or freelancers

Computers are so important now that few of us can live without one, and this goes doubly so for freelancers. In fact, many of our jobs need nothing... Read more

Going self-employed for the first time

Going self-employed for the first time

For many people, the decision to become self-employed is one of the best they've ever made. However, stepping away from a full-time job is a big... Read more

Top 5 fuel-efficient cars for contractors in 2018

Top 5 fuel-efficient cars for contractors in 2018

For contractors, expensing fuel might not be as financially sound as buying a car through your limited company; as long as the vehicle is... Read more

Top 10 smartphone apps for the self-employed

Top 10 Smartphone Apps for the Self-Employed

Being self-employed means you have to be on the ball, as you'll often have multiple projects on the go. No matter how conscientious you are, keeping... Read more

Top 10 Tips for an IT Contractor blog

Top 10 Tips for an IT Contractor

When working in IT, it can often be tempting to become your own boss and work as an IT contractor. After all, you’ve got the skills for the job and... Read more

Take Home Pay Calculator: The Essential Tool to Contracting

Take Home Pay Calculator: The Essential Tool to Contracting

If you’re new to contracting then you may not know what a take home pay calculator is, how it works and why it’s essential to planning out your... Read more

Business Development Manager looking for Limited Company

Limited Vs Umbrella – Calculate and Know the Difference

Working through your own Limited company or as an Umbrella? Which is better for you? A question many, if not all contractors go through when starting... Read more

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Staying on Top of Your Accounts as an Engineering Contractor

As the need for skilled and experienced engineering contractors is on the rise, you may be looking start your contracting career. But as with any... Read more

Managing Your Income as an IT Contractor

Working as an IT Contractor comes with many benefits that you can take advantage of such as flexible working, being your own boss and an increased... Read more

self-employed engineering contractor person using contractor take home pay calculator

Why use a contractor take home pay calculator?

A contractor take home pay calculator will provide you with an illustration of the estimated amount you’d be able to take home from your assignment... Read more