Contractors & Temporary Workers

We offer access to the top temporary science jobs, engineering positions and environmental contracts. We support you throughout the lifetime of your contract, so you can get the most from your position and gain valuable skills and experience as you work.

Learn as you go

There are plenty of reasons why contracting or working in a temporary position is a good idea. Not only do you get to work on a flexible basis but you gain experience in a range of projects and environments. Our goal is to provide support and assistance so you can gain as much valuable knowledge from your current placement and become even more appealing to your next potential employer.

Feel part of the team

To ensure your time spent at a company is enjoyable, we help you at every step of your contract. We are there for you from the start, preparing everything you need for your first day. You’ll also receive on-going support, such as training on timesheets, payroll and account advice, and regular contact in person or by phone.

Flexible payment options

One of your first decisions will be how you want to be paid. We’re more than happy to talk you through your options. Here are the three choices available to you:

  • PAYE we pay you direct through the Cranleigh Scientific payroll, taking care of your taxes, NI contributions and all the admin.
  • Limited companywe pay your Limited Company which offers you more flexibility to manage your finances in a tax-efficient way. We always recommend that you speak with your accountant before pursuing this option.
  • Umbrella companywe pay into a limited company solution based on the PAYE system. Our partner organisations are fully checked and FSCA approved.













gain experience and broaden your skills
I want to thank you for putting me forward to Bausch and Lomb and for your support and your frequent and warm communication throughout the interview process. It did make the whole experience more humane. All is going well and I feel very positive about my new post