Working Freelance

Freelance Professions

Most industries now use freelance workers in one way or another. For employers, a temporary workforce often makes financial and logistical sense. For the most part, you will find that the following professions commonly require freelance workers. Of course, this list is not exhaustive and you should check with us if your particular skill set isn’t here.

  • Estimators.
  • Surveyors.
  • Commercial managers
  • Planning and project management
  • Finishing and interiors
  • Site Managers
  • Engineers

This is just an overview, and there are many other roles and sometimes levels of seniority within these roles to be considered.

How to start Freelance work

The first step is to register interest with us, and either call us or upload your CV through the link on this page. After that, we will be able to advise you more. You will certainly need to consider if you want to become a limited company, which has many benefits. Learning about the tax, VAT and other implications is a must (although this is relatively simple). You will also need to consider insurance, as well as your personal financial security with pensions and other arrangements.

Before you start Freelance work through Think Recruitment, we will issue you with contracts and other paperwork. You will need to ensure you paperwork is up to date, correct and fully completed before you start.

The nuts and bolts of being freelance are quite specific, and we can advise you as needed. Why not book an appointment to talk to one of our advisors?