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Contractor, Umbrella Company & Agency - The Relationship

We feel it is important for everyone involved to understand the different relationships and how they interlink with each other. Take a look at our guide where we have visually demonstrated the correct relationships between us, you, the agency and the client.

You're employed by us under an overarching contract of employment, to work on a succession of assignments.

We take responsibility for making sure you are paid and receive all the employment benefits and support that you’d expect from an employer, while your agency focus on getting you the right role to work on.

You carry out work for the end client

We invoice the agency for the work you’ve carried out at the rate you’ve agreed with them

The agency pay us our income for the services we’ve provided

We pay you for the work you’ve done at the earliest opportunity after the work has been completed

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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

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,