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As a Contractor, Do I Get a Pension?

Investing in your future has always been a good idea, and pensions are an obvious way to start. The earlier you start saving, the easier it will be to

Save up to 10% on Back-to-School Supplies with Orange Genie Companion!

The end of summer is just a few weeks away, and we know that sending the kids back to school comes with a whole host of expenses, so we wanted to draw

Why Does My Umbrella Company Payslip Look Different?

Umbrella company pay is simple once you understand it, but your pay documents can take some getting used to, particularly if you’re coming from

Why It’s Better for Contractors to Stick with One Umbrella Company

One of the benefits of contracting is that you decide when and where you work, and for many contractors that means working for more than one client,

How our Umbrella Company Employees Can Make the Most of Our Discount Outlet This Summer

We’re justifiably proud of our Discount Outlet. It contains discounts and cashback on literally thousands of products and services, designed to help

Consultation on Umbrella Company Regulation

On 6th June 2023, the Government published their long-awaited response to their call for evidence in the umbrella company market. The response

Rejected Candidates - How to Look After Them and Why They're Important

How do you treat your unsuccessful candidates? Most recruiters understand the need to treat everyone well, but with so many candidates reporting that

Improve your Social Medial Game – A Guide for Recruiters

As a recruitment consultant it’s almost certain that you use a number of different social media platforms for work, but are you getting the best out

Recruiting Contractors When Candidates are Scarce

In most sectors, the UK contracting market has been in a “candidate led” condition for some time now, and most recruitment agencies are familiar with

Umbrella Company Compliance - Why and How to Vet Your Umbrella Partners

Umbrella company employment is usually a positive thing for recruitment agencies and their contractors, but working with the wrong umbrella can do you

How GDPR Affects Recruiters

Your recruitment business is responsible for collecting, storing and verifying a large amount of sensitive information about your candidates and your

Tax Avoidance Schemes - What Recruiters Need to Know

Whenever there is financial pressure on contractors, we see an increase in activity from tax avoidance schemes, many of them calling themselves


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News and Updates

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Reform of Holiday Pay for Irregular Hours and Part-Year Workers

The Government has announced changes to the rules surrounding holiday pay for irregular hours and part-year workers, which will come into effect from

Recruiters: How to Get your Contractors Paid by Your Umbrella Company

Umbrella employment is generally simple and registration should be quick and easy, but there are some things that your umbrella needs to do before

How Important is it to Pay Your Contractors Quickly?

Paying contractors quickly is often listed as a selling point for umbrella companies, and we know that when new contractors join an umbrella, they’re

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?