Your choices to becoming a contractor, freelancer or self-employed professional
At Brookson, our over-riding objective is to give you all the information you need to be a successful contractor, freelancer or self-employed professional. Whether it is deciding on the best working model for your circumstances, providing friendly, expert support to help you manage your finances, or guiding you through the compliance maze, we are here to help you every step of the way.
So if you are thinking of becoming a contractor or are new to contracting, take a look at our free Choices guide. It is full of useful insights into running your own business as a sole trader or limited company, or joining an umbrella company, and how we can help you stay on course in your chosen way of working.
Start Right and Stay Right
When you are just starting out as a contractor, you need to make some important decisions about how you want to work, you need to make sure those decisions are based on up-to-date information and honest advice.
Whichever way you choose, though, there will be regulations and legislation you need to follow, from IR35 to claiming expenses to taking dividends, not to mention the often complex bureaucracy surrounding your tax obligations.
With good advice and support, you can benefit from opportunities to optimise the return on your hard work. But get it wrong and you could find yourself facing complications and unexpected tax bills.
Learn More About Your Working Options With Our FREE Guide
Our FREE guide to your working options is designed to help you make an informed choice of what is best for you. The guide covers being a sole trader, running a limited company and also umbrella company working options.
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Choosing the right service provider
At Brookson, we are much more than a normal high street accountants. We understand the challenges that freelancers, contractors and the self-employed professionals face. We can advise on a versatile range of business options, and protect your tax position while realising your income potential. And with our uncomplicated, friendly approach, we promise to keep you up-to-date with your rights and responsibilities at all times.
If you work as a limited company, you can also take advantage of Connect, our innovative, user-friendly accounting service that connects all the different strands of your company accounts – invoices, statements, expenses, VAT, PAYE, National Insurance, tax returns – in a single, automatically-updated portal that is updated daily^ and available 24/7. And it is all backed up by our Specialist Support Team six days a week, so you are never left to fend for yourself.
By working with you to reduce your paperwork as much as possible, Brookson gives you the freedom to earn with complete peace of mind.