So you're going contracting - This book tells you everything you need to know to make it as a successful consultant / contractor in a succinct and easy to digest package. Contracting is not as complicated as many make out, as you will discover from reading this book. The author has been a successful consultant for over a decade, and demystifies the process with real world advice and recommendations that have served him well.
From establishing whether you have the skills to go contracting (spoiler alert - you do!), this book guides the reader through finding and securing a contract as well as offering tips to maximise rates and income. This book will guide you through the set up of a limited company as well as giving an overview of the other options for payment vehicle such as an umbrella company.
Once the company is set up, this book remains a valuable resource with a comprehensive guide on running a company as well as samples and templates of all the major documents a successful company director will need. A full explanation of all taxes and liabilities is provided, as well as real world examples of how contractors popularly structure their affairs to maximise efficiencies.
In short, 'So You're Going Contracting' gives you the tools to set out as a self-employed consultant or contractor in a time efficient package, freeing the reader to pursue that dream. Maximise your income and free yourself from the shackles of an employee - you can do it!