The First Timers Guide to Umbrella Companies
If you’re making your first steps in the world of contracting you are probably coming across a number of new services like umbrella companies. While they’re easy to use, the mechanics of them can be a little more difficult.
If we break it down an umbrella company is an organisation that employs you while you work on temporary assignments or contracts. This Umbrella company will make sure you’re compliant with all of your tax obligations and provide a vehicle for the agency or end-user client to send you the contract value.
For more information read some of our articles
Guide to Umbrella Companies
Detailed look at what is an umbrella company
Best Umbrella Companies
Tips to make sure you pick the one that suits you.
Travel & Subsistence
How T&S affects you and your umbrella
Claiming Expenses with Umbrellas
What expenses can you claim when using umbrella’s
Limited company or Umbrella
Battle of the payment vehicles
Umbrella or PAYE
What’s good and bad of these two ways of running your contract
HMRC Umbrella Compliance
What does HMRC think of Umbrella companies?