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Recruitment Agency Directy
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Agency Workers Regulations – which contractors are affected?
The Agency Workers Regulations ("AWR") become legislation on 1 October 2011. The legislation will give...

IR35: What are the implications for contractors?
IR35 is a piece of UK tax legislation, introduced in 2000, and designed to tackle "disguised employment". The legislation affects freelancers working through an 'intermediary' such as a limited company. Since trading...

Guide to Umbrella Companies
When starting out as a contractor or freelancer, the main two different ways of trading are setting up a limited company and using the services of an Umbrella company.

Contracting vs permanent
Most it contractors start out as their permanent counterparts and, having notched up several years' worth of client contacts, training and expertise in their...

How to get started as an IT contractor
If you've decided your brain is wired to run your own business, then the next question is how to trade? For some, an umbrella company...

Contracting in Aberdeen
Aberdeen is on the North East coast of Scotland, approximately 130 miles north of Edinburgh, and 530 miles north of London. It is a vibrant, modern city which is full of life and surrounded by everything from tranquil countryside to a...

Contracting in Edinburgh and Glasgow
Glasgow and Edinburgh are Scotland’s two largest cities and they are great places to visit, live, work and do business. They are amongst Europe’s most dynamic and modern cities, yet steeped in culture and history. The...

Building a life in Scotland
Scotland has long been attractive as a destination to start a new life. This incredible country boasts the excitement of city life through its dynamic cities, all with easy access to the wilds of the countryside – an ideal balance...

IT job market in Scotland
After the Scottish job market started to gain momentum over the summer, signalling the Scottish labour market was recovering from the crash of last year, we’ve seen a reverse trend emerging in the last couple of months. This new...

IT in Scotland
The Electronics and IT industry represents a hugely significant sector within Scotland both in terms of the quality and number of people employed. Scotland has a 50 year history of expertise in electronics and IT with a wide range of...

Daily rate checker for IT contractors
Pay is one of the main motivators of contract based work so of course, you’ll want to know that you’re getting paid the going rate. With this in mind,SJD Accountancy in partnership with Technojobs have built a Contractor rate...

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Limited Company vs PAYE Umbrella - 'The ultimate (quick) guide'
PAYE Umbrella This is where you ' the contractor' essentially become an employee of the umbrella company. You submit time-sheets to the umbrella who will in turn, invoice the end client (or agency) for the work done by...