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Free Resources

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 041 6093.

Free 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.


Free Take Home Pay Calculator

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.

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.

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Change your accountant

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.

Click below to see how easy it is.


Why choose Gorilla?

  • Accounting:

  • Accountancy 24/7 access to our online bookkeeping tool
  • Quarterly review of your bookkeeping data
  • Tax planning advice to help maximise tax efficiency
  • Preparation & Submission of Financial Statements
  • Preparation & Submission of Corporation Tax Return
  • Preparation & Submission of quarterly VAT Returns
  • Preparation & Submission of Payroll (for up to 2 employees)
  • Preparation & Submission of P11d
  • Preparation of one Self-Assessment Tax Return
  • Standard employment status references
  • Assistance with HMRC records checks
  • Reminder services for all deadlines and payments
  • Preparation of Companies House Confirmation Statements
  • Assistance with share issues or transfers and changes of particulars
  • Dividend and board minute documentation

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.


  • Customer Service:

  • Same day response service under our client service guarantee
  • Your own dedicated accountant
  • Unlimited support via face-to-face meetings, emails, telephone and Skype video-conferencing
  • Friendly, proactive and experienced team.


  • Additional Charges:

  • Company Incorporation service (£50 + VAT)
  • Registered Office address service (£10 + VAT per month)
  • Self-Assessment Tax Return for additional Shareholders/Directors (£100 + VAT)


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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.

Plan ahead and Calculate Your Take Home Pay

We have created an online contractor tax calculator in order to assist you with finding how much you take home per month.

To calculate, simply click on the link below and enter your day rate.

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