What Happens if my Umbrella goes Bust?
An umbrella company going bust is a worrying scenario for any umbrella contractor – here we give advice on what action you need to take if you do find yourself in this situation.Read MORE
Why does the Apprenticeship Levy appear on an Umbrella Contractor’s Pay Statement?
As an umbrella company contractor, you may have noticed that the Apprenticeship Levy appears on your pay statement. It’s perhaps not a tax that you’d automatically assume would be payable by those working via an umbrella company, so here we take a look at why this is the case.Read MORE
What childcare and family support is available for contractor-employed parents?
People employed by an organisation often don’t appreciate the difficulties faced by self-employed/contractor parents. Not only do the self-employed often miss out on help such as childcare vouchers and parental leave and pay, they also don’t enjoy the safety net of a regular salary. If they have to take time off to care for their children, they’re losing out on pay.Read MORE
Umbrella Holiday Pay
Unlike other self-employed workers, such as sole traders and limited company contractors, umbrella company contractors are entitled to holiday pay. Here we take a look at how this works.Read MORE