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Free Resources For Contractors & Freelancers | Gorilla

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Whether you are new to contracting/freelancing or you just want to top up gaps in your knowledge, we provide you with a range of free resources that will assist you.

Here at Gorilla we believe in sharing knowledge, that's why we're giving you a range of resources completely free. Our free resources include: an initial meeting, a copy of our Contractor Guide, access to our Cloud Accounting Software and use of our Take Home Pay Calculator.

If you want to find out more about our FREE resources please keep on reading, however if you would like to speak to an expert please do not hesitate to contact us on 0330 024 0406.

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Free Complete Contractor Guide

Our contractor guide includes everything you need to know when you are starting out as a contractor or freelancer. From getting started with your agency, setting up your Limited Company, your duties as a director to the day to day running of your Company. 

You can download your Free Contractor Guide below. 

Free Initial Meeting 

We can offer you a free face-to-face meeting or a telephone call, whichever method you prefer. Whether you would like to discuss our services, how our cloud accounting software works or you have accountancy questions that you would like assistance with, we are more than happy to cover all of these over the phone or meet with you in person to discuss.

Please contact us to arrange.

Use our Take Home Pay Calculator for Free

Contractors and Freelancers usually want to know how much they are likely to take home when operating through a Limited Company. You can use our take home pay calculator to determine how much you are likely to take home.

Click here to find out what you are likely to take home.

Free Access to FreeAgent's Cloud Accounting Software

Gone are the days of taking a box full of receipts to your accountant down the road or completing spreadsheets with your data. We provide access to easy to use cloud accounting software so that all of your bookkeeping can be managed online and in real time. Having your data stored on the cloud means that your accountant can provide you with tailored tax advice.

Click here for a FREE trial of our bookkeeping software

Changing your Accountant is free too!

Changing accountant is more common and easier than you may think. We will take care of the whole process for you so that you can continue to focus on what you do best.

Why choose Gorilla?

Gorilla is a modern, straightforward solution to your accounting needs specifically designed for contractors and freelancers. We have decades of experience across different industry sectors, our team have created a service focused on our client’s experience. Our flexible accounting solutions and processes are continually developed to ensure the best possible service.

Specialist Contractor Accountants
24/7 Access to our Online Bookkeeping Software 
Your Own Dedicated Accountant
Personal Service 
Excellent Customer Service Guaranteed        
Unlimited Support Including Face-to-Face Meetings
IR35 Advice  Efficient and Streamlined Process


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to give one of our friendly team a call on 0330 024 0406 or email us at

Gorilla Guides

You may be new to contracting or simply need to understand a little bit more about your various options regarding the issues faced by Contractors and Freelancers.We have created an extensive guide on the most common subjects relevant to life as a Contractor or Freelancer.Grab your copy of our free contractor advice pac...

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Contractor Tax Calculator

What really matters is how much you take home each month.Let's be honest, aside from the legal structures, the tax compliance, the PL and EL insurances, what really matters is how much you will take home each month.Tax is one of life’s certainties and must be paid. Anyone who suggests clever and exotic tax schemes to a...

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IR35 Changes – Public & Private Sector

Here's our understanding of the IR35 legislation reform which came into effect on April 6, 2017. IR35, or Intermediaries Legislation, is tax legislation that has been around since the turn of the century. It is intended to prevent what is known as ‘disguised employment’, where an individual that would otherwise be an e...

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Autumn Budget 2018

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, unveiled the Autumn Budget Statement on Monday 29th October 2018, laying out the financial plans for the coming year. A handful of key measures were announced that will affect Contractors and Freelancers, including IR35 in the private sector. Here’s everything you need t...

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Who are Gorilla Accounting services for? IT Contractors, Management Consultants, Finance Professional, Freelance Journalists, Oil & Gas Contractors, Pilots, Engineers and Locums. Our specialist freelance and contractor accounting solution is designed for most individuals who provide services through their own Lim...

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Download Your Free Contractors Guide

Download our free contractors guide that’s packed with tips and advice for running a limited company. It details rules and regulations around running your own business as a contractor or freelancer.


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