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Advice for contract workers

This area of our website is dedicated specifically to contractors who are currently working through Sellick Partnership.

We welcome enquiries from legal professionals who are either looking for a new contract, or who are considering moving away from a permanent position. With extensive sector knowledge and a vast network of clients in the legal industry, Sellick Partnership are ideally positioned to place professionals into roles on a temporary and contract basis across the private practice, public sector, not-for-profit, and in-house sectors.

The following links will be helpful when considering your next contract role:

Useful links

 Umbrella Providers
PSC Services 
 Online Timesheets
Umbrella providers PSC Service PSC Contractor InsuranceOnline time-sheets 
 View information 
on umbrella providers
- why and how to use
View information on 
Personal Service 
View information of Personal Service Company Insurance 
Submit your
time-sheet via our 
online portal 

Becoming a contractor

At Sellick Partnership we understand the need for flexibility for both clients and candidates. During times of rapid growth, transformational change or specific project implementation, businesses are increasingly looking to employ skilled legal professionals on a contract basis who are able to consult on niche areas.

With benefits including flexibility, the opportunity to expand your skillset and experience a wide range of sectors, contracting may be the path for you - contact us today for more information on how we can assist.

How do you get paid?

  • PAYE a common method of payment; you are an employee of Sellick Partnership. To be paid you must submit a weekly timesheet as per PAYE deadlines, payment will be made after all statutory deductions have been made

  • Self-employed this method is only available for contractors or locums who are not under the Supervision, Direction or Control of the Client and meet HMRC’s definition of self-employed
  • Umbrella Workers as an employee of the Umbrella Company they will process payment to you following submission of an authorised timesheet and invoice. Expenses may also be claimed as a tax deduction and often additional employment benefits such as childcare vouchers; insurance and pensions are included
  • Own Limited Company often referred to as a Personal Service Company (PSC), you would be a Director of your own limited company submitting timesheets through the Sellick Partnership portal and submitting your own invoices. This would be suitable for long term professional contractors.

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