Starting Up

Making the move to contracting should be an exciting time. In this section there are a a number of guides helpful guides to help you, when you are considering making the move.

If you would like to become an employee of Contractor Umbrella please visit our sign up page or if you have any questions about contracting please call us on 01206 591 000 or email sophie.lewis@contractorumbrella.com.

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Aerospace and Defense Contractors

A simple guide to moving to working as a contractor in the aerospace sector.

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Contracting Video Guides

Need to know more about contracting? Contractor Umbrella have compiled some quick video guides to help you understand a little more about contracting in the UK, whether that is through an umbrella company or your own limited company.

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How does an Umbrella Company calculate my take home pay?

You have, no doubt, seen adverts from Umbrella Companies along the lines of ‘more take home pay’ and ‘take home 85%’; have you ever wondered how they come up with their figures?

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Why do I have to pay Employers National Insurance?

In permanent employment, it is the company that is liable for the Employer’s National Insurance contribution (NIC), through an umbrella company is no different.

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How Umbrella Companies work?

Working through an Umbrella Company can seem confusing, so let’s take a look at how the process works from Umbrella Company, to recruitment agency or end client to contractor.

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Contractor Accommodation

Are you looking for short term accommodation as a contractor? Find out about Contractor Umbrella’s partnership with Contractor Accommodation Services.

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Contractor Umbrella Employment FAQs

We have compiled a list of some of the key questions you may want to ask about working through Contractor Umbrella.

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Employee Benefits at a Glance

As an employee of Contractor Umbrella you can benefit from a number of exclusive offers.

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