Umbrella Advice

If you’re considering umbrella employment in ths section you’ll find a number of helpful resources to guide you through every step of umbrella employment.

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Becoming an IT Contractor

Starting out as an IT contractor can be daunting, particularly if you are moving straight from permanent employment. The extra work required can seem overwhelming; so where do you start?

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Contractor Pensions

This guide has been provided by Scottish Widows to Contractor Umbrella to explain our umbrella Group Personal Pension Plan.

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Case Study – Moving from Permanent Work to Contracting

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The April 2016 changes to Travel & Subsistence for Contractors

In April 2016 HMRC announced that workers who operate through an intermediary (recruitment agency, umbrella company or PSC) would not be able to claim for tax relief on travel and subsistence expenses.

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Contractor Links

A list of helpful links to contractor services.

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Umbrella Company Comparison

We all have glowing testimonials on our websites but then who would publish negative comments about themselves? You may have narrowed your choice down to 2 or 3 companies and are now stuck for which one to pick. Below are our top tips for choosing your best Umbrella Company: What is it like when you Read More...

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Umbrella Company Price Check

No Umbrella Company can ‘earn’ you more than any other – we are all regulated by HM Revenue and Customs.

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Equality Act 2010 Statutory Code of Practice Protected Characteristics

The Equality Act was introduced into British Law to ensure protection for individuals against discrimination and to give businesses and employers greater clarity about their responsibilities.

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