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Covid-19 FAQs For Umbrella Company Employees

Covid-19 FAQs For Umbrella Company EmployeesFurlough and CJRS – Your questions answered (Covid-19 FAQs)We’ve updated our FAQs in line with the

Top tips for supply teachers

Teaching is a steady profession – bearing in mind there will always be students, then as long as there are schools, there will be jobs available. As

Top websites for classroom resources

Being a teacher requires an enormous amount of organisational skill, especially when it comes to planning ahead with creating fun, educational and

Contractor Umbrella - Expenses Explained

As an employee of Orange Genie Umbrella you can claim for certain expenses that you incur in the course of carrying out your work. We can reimburse

Advice on Writing a CV as a Supply Teacher

Advice on Writing a CV as a Supply TeacherYour CV will be your most powerful tool when trying to find work as a supply teacher – it is most likely to

How to choose a teaching agency

Teaching is one of the few careers in the UK which offers a degree of stability, but for those who want to find a new challenge, move up the pay scale

Nursing Agencies VAT Concession and Umbrella Companies

What is the Nursing Agencies Concession?  Usually, recruitment agencies must charge VAT when they supply staff to an end-hirer. The Nursing Agencies

Umbrella or Agency PAYE?

Some agencies will allow you to use their PAYE system rather than working for an umbrella company. Where you have this choice, there are a few things

Umbrella Companies - How it Works

Orange Genie Umbrella offer a simple, convenient employment solution. You carry out the work for the client, complete your timesheet and submit any

10 Essential Online Resources for Supply Teachers

Here we look at the top online resources for supply teachers. Whether you’re struggling with an emergency lesson plan, on the hunt for fresh ideas or

10 Myths and Misconceptions about IR35

As with many complex ideas, the internet is full of myths, misunderstandings and half-truths about IR35, and it can be difficult for contractors to

Blanket IR35 Decisions – Where Do They Leave You?

With changes to the off-payroll rules coming in April 2020, many contractors are concerned that their clients may take an apparently “risk averse”


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News and Updates

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What is CIS tax? Are you due a refund?

Who should be paying CIS tax? And why might you be due a refund? Are you surrounded by fellow workers on a construction site, excitedly talking about

Limited Company Contractors FAQ - March 2022

Here are the most frequently asked questions we've received from Limited company contractors in March 2022, with answers from the experts at

A Reminder of the Complexity of IR35 Status Determinations

If we didn’t know it already, the Court of Appeals recent decisions in the Paul Hawksbee and Kaye Adams cases have reaffirmed the complexity of IR35

Are you switching from Limited Company to Umbrella Employment?

Use our umbrella company take home pay calculator to give you an idea of what you might earn as an umbrella company employee?