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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Free Contractor Guides

Our FREE downloadable contracting guides, include everything you need to know about contracting through umbrella employment and as a limited company director.

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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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What is PAYE?

In the UK, Pay As You Earn Tax is the system that HMRC uses to collect Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) from employees’ pay as it is earned.

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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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Contract Job Search

IT Jobs from Technojobs 10 Miles 25 Miles 50 Miles 100 Miles Job type: Permanent Contract 10 per page 25 per page 50 per page 100 per page

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What is the Apprenticeship Levy and why does it appear in my pay calculation?

The Apprenticeship Levy was introduced by the government in April 2017 and is designed to fund apprenticeship schemes – which allow employers to recoup some costs of providing training to apprentices – across the UK.

 

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Umbrella Company Insurance

£5 million Professional Indemnity Insurance £10 million Employers Liability Insurance £5 million Public Liability Insurance Insurance certificates will be provided to your agency, along with our company details, before you start any assignment. Please note our Professional Indemnity policy does not cover workers in the following trades: Actuaries/Independant Financial Advisors The avionics/aviation industry where the Read More…

£5 million Professional Indemnity Insurance £10 million Employers Liability Insurance £5 million Public Liability Insurance Insurance certificates will be provided to your agency, along with our company details, before you start any assignment. Please note our Professional Indemnity policy does not cover workers in the following trades: Actuaries/Independant Financial Advisors The avionics/aviation industry where the

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What is an overarching contract of employment and why do I need one?

Any contractor employed through an umbrella company will sign an overarching contract of employment. In essence, this means that the contractor becomes a permanent employee of the umbrella company – it provides continuity of employment during and between different contracts.

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