If you are looking to improve your work/life balance, then a career in contracting could be perfect for you!
Contract position benefits
Improve your knowledge and skills
As a contractor, you will be able to choose which skills you want to develop and what training to take. Contract workers tend to find that taking control of their own development provides a better return on investment.
Meet new people
Contracting provides the opportunity to meet new people and network. Networking and meeting new people will help you to keep up to date with the latest industry developments and new opportunities.
Increase your earning potential
There are certain fields where contract workers are paid significantly more than permanent workers in the same sector. You may also benefit from being paid weekly, receiving more regular pay for your work. There can be tax benefits too- setting up your own limited company means you’re able to offset any business expenses to reduce the amount of tax that you pay.
Work in different environments
Many contract roles are project-based, providing the opportunity to work in a variety of different work cultures and environments. The diversity of experiences can help to provide you with consistent job-stimulation and satisfaction.
Enjoy extended holiday periods
The increased earnings mean you have the opportunity to take longer breaks and relax, whether it’s spending more time with your family, taking up a new hobby or travelling, the choice is yours. You also have the option to work for 52 weeks of the year, if working is what you would prefer!