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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

How a Tax Calculator Can Mislead Contractors

As an umbrella company employee, if you plug your contract rate into an online PAYE calculator it will overestimate your take home pay. This is

Why Umbrella Employment is the Best Option if You’re Inside IR35

Contractors who are working inside IR35 and therefore need a PAYE solution will almost always be better off being employed by an umbrella company. So,

Is Umbrella Company Employment the Best Option for You?

Most UK contractors use one of three operating methods, Agency PAYE, Umbrella Company Employment, or their own Limited Company. In this article,

Calculating Your Take Home Pay at Orange Genie Umbrella

Umbrella company pay is very simple, but if you're used to conventional employment it can take some adjustment. In this article, we'll


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Saving for the future – Lifetime ISA or Pension?

Regular readers will be familiar with the idea that a pension is a tax-efficient way of saving for retirement, but if you meet the qualifying

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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