The HMRC Umbrella Company

Ask any contractor for their opinion on what HMRC thinks of contractors and they will probably scoff, laugh out loud or start to pace and rant incoherently. It’s safe to say that contractors have not been feeling the love from HMRC for a long time now and a reading of...

How To Find The Best Umbrella Company

Thanks to the constant stream of legislation out of HMRC relating to the way contractors work there are now only two realistic options open to contractors for managing their income – working via their own limited company or working via an umbrella company. Both have...

What should you expect from an Umbrella

An umbrella company helps you to increase your take home pay while paying full income tax and staying under the law of UK. The umbrella solution becomes popular after the implementation of new tax known as IR35 in 1999. Later changes in HMRC guidelines discouraged...

What do HMRC think of Umbrella Companies

When you’re contracting, you have to make sure that you’re aware of truth and facts when it comes to umbrella companies. It is easy to lose track when selecting umbrella company because you will be looking at many PAYE umbrella payroll companies offering...

Umbrella company vs paye

If you have made a decision that running your contracting business as a limited isn’t really for you, you may think about choosing an umbrella company for contractors. Additionally, there are some employment agencies that might process the value of your contract...

What is an Umbrella Company

The short and simple answer is that a PAYE umbrella company is a company that serves as an intermediary company between a contractor and his or her other clients (who will either be employers or agencies.) Why does it do this? What is its purpose? Basically, the whole...