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How Umbrella Companies Work

We receive a lot of queries about umbrella company pay, and most of them come down to misunderstandings about how the umbrella companies work, so in

Funding Time Off as an Umbrella Company Employee

Most contractors will only be paid when they're working but this situation is slightly different for umbrella company employees. In this article

How Pensions Auto-Enrolment Works for Umbrella Company Employees

Every UK employer is required to offer and contribute to a workplace pension scheme for their employees, and as your umbrella company is your

How UK Tax Codes Affect Umbrella Company Employees

Your tax code tells your employer how much tax-free personal allowance to include when they calculate your tax. In this article we’ll look at what you

Umbrella Company Employees – What Happens When You Get Paid

If you’re employed by an umbrella company, the payroll process will be slightly different from what you might be used to as a conventional employee,

Finding Somewhere to Live for Overseas Trained Supply Teachers

If you're a supply teacher travelling from overseas and looking to work in the UK, one of the first and most important things that you will need

What to Expect when You Start a New Contract as an Umbrella Company Employee

One of the advantages of umbrella company employment is that you’re employed continuously across all your assignments – meaning that you can work on a

Umbrella Company Employees and the Cost of Living

The rising cost of living has been a hot topic for some time now, and we know that many of our umbrella company employees are worried about rising

Orange Genie Launch Partnership with My Digital

We are happy to announce that Orange Genie’s Umbrella Employment and CIS self-employment solutions will soon be powered by My Digital, specialist

Why Umbrella Company Employment is Better for Your Contractors

Many recruiters offer their contractors a choice between Agency PAYE (being engaged and paid directly by the recruitment agency themselves) and

Supply Teacher? Here's how we calculate your pay

If you're new to supply teaching or to employment with an umbrella company it's important that you understand how your pay us calculated as

Top 5 Questions from Umbrella Company Employees

Questions Asked by Umbrella Company EmployeesAs a responsible umbrella company, we’re always keen to provide the information our employees actually

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HMRC have published their analysis of their commissioned research into the impact of IR35 reforms on businesses, and their conclusions have,

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When completing your tax return, you can deduct some of the costs associated with being a landlord from the profit you make. You obviously don’t want

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