Becoming a Contractor with The Candidate

Our top team of Contracting Recruiters at The Candidate offer comprehensive support and guidance to those looking for contract or freelance roles. We take the stress out of finding new contract projects, and full assistance throughout the whole recruitment process, from the initial search to the end of your assignment.


The process of becoming a new contractor:

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  • Find the role - we’ll keep you up to date with any and all suitable roles that we have
  • Decide on your payment method - this might be dependent on the IR35 status on the assignment, but we can give guidance on this
  • Agree rates - we always aim to get you the best rate possible!
  • Sign your Assignment Schedule - this is a document that outlines the dates of your booking, your rate, and your contact at the company
  • Start your contract role - this is the fun part!
  • Submit timesheets and get paid!

If you are considering stepping into the contract market or are looking for your next contract role please get in touch with our contract team here.


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