Contractor Resources and Guides

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Becoming a contractor can feel like a big step. At iContract, we’re here to support your journey, with useful resources and guides to help you succeed as a contractor.

Contracting Guidebook 101

Contracting Guidebook 101

If you’re keen to know how to start contracting, our Contracting Guidebook 101 is your beginner’s manual. We cover the fundamental knowledge a contractor starting out in the industry needs, from the contracting market overview to marketing tips, to helping you find the right contract.

Contracting - Financial Matters

Contracting - Financial Matters

Unsure how to navigate the financial implications of becoming a contractor? In this easy-to-read guidebook, we draw on our experience and share the most up-to-date information on tax, mortgages, pensions and insurance, so there are no nasty surprises when you head out on your own.

How to use social media to gain contracts

How to use social media to gain contracts

Contracting is a people business. Contractors must harness the power of social media channels to present the most polished, knowledgeable and engaging version of themselves as possible. Our guidebook will give you essential tips on how to build your positive online profile.

How to make the most of a contracting lifestyle

How to make the most of a contracting lifestyle

Have you heard about contractors who spend half the year contracting and the rest of the time travelling and pursuing their interests? Wondered whether you could ever do the same? In this guidebook, we draw on our team’s vast experience and share some of the industry’s latest tips to help you make the most of a contracting lifestyle.

Contracting in your sector

Contracting in your sector

This guidebook provides industry-specific information for the sectors covered by iContract. We connect contractors with recruiters in the Financial, Tech and Legal sectors.