The Benefits of Contracting

Increased income, greater flexibility, increased freedom, and wider skill development are only a handful of advantages to be gained when becoming a contractor.

With employee benefits being reduced and salaries being cut, is it surprising that more companies are turning to contractors to fulfil positions?

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What are the benefits of contracting?

If you are considering becoming a contractor, or if you have been made redundant and are on the lookout for something new, then there are plenty of reasons why contracting could be a very good move for you.

Financial benefits

The first thing that springs to mind is the financial benefits, some of these are:

Are there any downsides to contracting?

As you will see, this is a fairly impressive list of positives, but it’s only fair to point out a few of the negatives as well.

Some of these include:

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