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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 via a...

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. Umbrella companies offer a headache-free and convenient...

Daily rate checker for Analyst jobs

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 for an analyst job. With this in mind,pay is one of the main motivators of contract based work so...

How much can I earn as a contractor?

Limited or Permanent Employee? Firstly, let us say this is not SJD promoting or recommending that any contractor works through their own Limited company. You and only you can make this decision. There are pros and cons for...

Analyst Job Roles

How many analysts does it take to change a light bulb? Three. One to prove existence, one to prove uniqueness and one to derive a nonconstructive algorithm to do it. Over recent years the UK job market has become saturated...