What choose a SOW?
A statement of work ensures any contractor required to operate on an "outside" IR35 basis, has a robust commercial contract to measure and track performance against.
This would be a good option for you, if:
You have straightforward project requirements and you want to avoid IR35 risks
Cost, speed and flexibility are a priority but you still want high quality resources
You have had poor previous experience with consultancies and want to build out your own team
What are the benefits to you?
You have access to the whole talent pool, not just those pre-assigned to your project
It is outcome based with compensations agreed as such so you maintain a greater level of cost control and accountability