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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,

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

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

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

Advice on Writing a CV as a Supply Teacher

Your CV will be your most powerful tool when trying to find work as a supply teacher – it is most likely to be the first impression that an employer

How to choose a teaching agency

It is usually recommended that teachers who wish to work in supply roles sign up with two or three agencies in order to find work. Tempting though it

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

Orange Genie Edge

Get more than you expected from Orange Genie with our unique benefits platform We’re determined to be a powerful positive force in the lives of our

Umbrella Companies - How it Works

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

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


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News and Updates

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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

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

Accountancy FAQ - November 2022

Here are the most frequently asked questions we've received in November 2022, with answers from the experts at Orange Genie Accountancy:What is a

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?