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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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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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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Tax-free childcare scheme

How does the Tax-free Childcare Scheme work? To take advantage of the scheme, you’ll need to sign up. This gives you access to an online childcare account, which you can use to pay for childcare costs. For every £8 you put into the account, the government will top it up with £2 – so for Read More...

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Case Study – Moving from Permanent Work to Contracting

jaime.thorpe@dolanaccountancy.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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Thinking of going Limited?

Could working through your own Limited Company be a wise decision? Well for some it may well be, whilst others may choose an Umbrella Company for ease and simplicity.

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Umbrella Company Glossary of Terms

Umbrella Company – An employment services company that enables contractors to receive payments, without the need of setting up and running their own Limited Company. Timesheet – A timesheet is used to record the number of hours/days worked and is used by both Umbrella Companies and Recruitment Agencies. The Recruitment Agency will need a timesheet Read More...

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Why do I need an Umbrella Company?

Wondering why you have been told to work through an umbrella company? Do you need more more information on what one is and how you will be paid.

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