Should I Start Contracting

Many of us have wondered at some point if we should be contracting. Probably after a particularly hard day at the office, or speaking to a contractor whose tales of freedom and fees made us sick with jealously

What's in the guide?

  • To Contract or not Contract. That is the question.
  • How to tell if you might be contractor material
  • Goodbye Paychecks. Hello invoicing
  • What's the Catch? 
  • I'm ready to take the leap!
  • What next?

Considering a life as a Contractor?

Contracting can be a very rewarding way of earning a living and there are lots of obvious perks, including earning more. This simple guide to going solo is exactly that, it’s not absolutely everything you need to know and its definitely not trying to shive you out the door of your current workplace. 

Why Brookson?

For over 20 years, we’ve provided accountancy, tax and support services to over 90,000 contractors, freelancers and self-employed professionals - it’s what we specialise in and it means we’ve been able to develop a unique service that is innovative, friendly and easy to use.

  • Know your tax position when you need to – with daily* updates from Brookson
  • Know how much you can safely withdraw from your business, without spending the taxman’s money
  • Realise your earning potential – now and for the future, with advice on pensions, investments and wealth planning
  • Benefit from FREE and unlimited employment status reviews (IR35)
  • Get support every step of the way
  • Specialist Advisors available 6 days a week†
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"You take away the pain of understanding all the tax requirements and associated returns, which allows me to focus on my role as an IT contractor."

Ian Tunstill

"As I am newly self-employed, I have had lots of questions and Brookson have always been extremely helpful and ensuring I fully understand. I would not hesitate to recommend them."

Shelley Connor

*Excludes weekends and bank/public holidays. † Specialist Advisors available six days a week, Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm. Excludes bank/public holidays.

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