Employee Benefits at a Glance

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Working as an employee of an umbrella company could provide you with many benefits including varied experience and skills from different companies, higher financial rewards and flexible working conditions. However, when looking for an umbrella company, you should pay particular attention to the benefits they offer you as part of your employment contract.

Umbrella Company Benefits

Key benefits you could receive as an employee of Contractor Umbrella:

Flexible Pension Payments

Pay part of your income (up to £60k tax-free every year) into your own pension scheme.

*A charge of £5 per deduction applies.

Contractor Umbrella Rewards

The scheme gives our employees access to thousands of exclusive discounts, on everyday services and products.

Contractor Mortgages

Getting a mortgage as a contractor doesn’t have to be difficult.

Private Medical Cover

25% discount on WPA private medical cover.

Contract Opportunities

Contractor Umbrella can help you find that all important next contract!

Contractor Accommodation

A one-stop shop for all your accommodation needs as a contractor.

Same Day Service Guarantee

Contact your Contract Manager before 4pm and receive a guaranteed same day reply.

Other benefits of being employed by Contractor Umbrella

  • We know that your time is precious so all emails sent during office hours will be answered within 4 hours.
  • Your call is important to us and will not be routed through a call centre. The phone will be answered by one of our team.
  • Your personal Contract Manager will work with you to ensure that your employment with Contractor Umbrella is hassle free.
  • As we run a payroll every single working day, providing cleared funds are received into our bank account by 9am, we will make payment to you the same day.
  • We have negotiated a comprehensive £20 million insurance package to cover employees of Contractor Umbrella.
  • You can submit both timesheet and expenses information through our online portal which is easy to use and totally secure.
  • Invoices for work completed are emailed within 24 hours of your timesheet being submitted through our portal.
  • Any chargeable expenses will be processed with the timesheet they relate to (Changes to Legislation on 6th April 2016 means that we are no longer able to process non-chargeable expenses for tax relief purposes, find out more here.
  • We offer a contributory pension scheme as well as life assurance, income protection and mortgages all specially tailored to your needs as an independent contractor.
  • Contractor Umbrella offers a complimentary and exclusive reward scheme to all of our contractor’s. As a valued employee, you will have access to some fantastic savings, and what’s ideal is that your family can take advantage of the scheme too.
  • As an employee of Contractor Umbrella you will have access to discounted private medical cover through WPA and BUPA travel insurance. For more details, please visit our Members Services Page.
  • You can register with us online now and your online employee record will be open and ready for you to use within 24 hours. Your personal Contract Manager will contact you within this period. You then have 24/7 online access to your personal employee record.
  • We have set-up a Service Guarantee to ensure all employees and clients are looked after at every step of the way.
  • 24/7 access to your online employee record.
  • If you wish to convert to a Limited Company at any time we can even arrange this for you quickly and easily.

If you have any questions about joining Contractor Umbrella please call us on 01206 591 000 or email jaime.thorpe@contractorumbrella.com.

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One week margin free when you sign up with Contractor Umbrella today!
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      Terms and Conditions: 
1 week margin free or £25 reduction on monthly margin. Online registration form must be completed by midnight 6th December 2019. Payment must be processed and margin redeemed by 31st December 2019.