At Nixon Williams, we have written guides tailored for general contracting needs but we realise that sometimes you might be looking for something a bit more specific. 

Using our years of experience with contractors from all specialisms, we have created easy-to-read guides on the most common industries we give advice to.

IT Contractors Project management

IT contractors

One of the most popular ways of working within the IT industry is to set up your own limited company. In this section, we answer some of the most popular questions we have about setting up as an IT contractor.

Project management

Organisations both small and large are looking increasingly to hire project managers. In this guide, we have detailed how to contract as a project manager within the UK.

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Locum Doctor

Locum nurse

Locum doctors

Are you looking to become a locum doctor? Read our guide to discover the rates of pay, the avenues of entry and how to secure work. 

Locum nurses

This is just one route a qualified nurse can take. In this section, we discuss how to become a locum nurse and how to get consistent work.

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Financial banking Oil and Gas Engineers

Financial contracting

Do you work in the financial industry? Contracting is one of the most popular forms of employment within the financing world, which is why we have compiled a guide on how to set up as an independent contractor.

Oil & gas engineers

70% of the oil & gas industries are currently contractors - therefore it’s a very popular route to go down for professionals active in the industry. In this guide, we detail some of the frequently asked questions we get from oil & gas specialists.

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Withdrawing Money Actuarial consultants

Marketing consultants

Marketing agencies and departments frequently use consultants and contractors to help shape strategy, design and campaign work. In this section, we detail how to become a marketing consultant and work for yourself within the marketing profession. 

Actuarial consultants

Do you manage and assess risk within an organisation? There is a growing demand for actuarial consultants and we have compiled a guide on the dos and don’ts within the industry.

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If you have any questions regarding, becoming a contractor, expenses or how to set up a limited company please call our new business team on 01253 362062 or email