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:

Group Personal Pension Scheme

Redirect part of your income into our tax efficient pension scheme.

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.

Childcare Vouchers

Benefit from both tax and NI relief with our Childcare Voucher Scheme, if you signed up before October 2018.

Private Medical Cover

25% discount on WPA private medical cover.

Travel Insurance

20% off BUPA Travel cover.

Contractor Accommodation

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

Give As You Earn

Reduce you tax liability by donating to the charity of your choice.

Contract Opportunites

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

Foreign Currency Exchange

Maximise the return on your foreign currency.

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.
  • We offer same day payments as standard providing funds are received into our account by 9am, for no additional fee.
  • We have negotiated a comprehensive £20 million insurance package to cover employees of Contractor Umbrella.
  • For the duration of the contract you will be guaranteed a monthly payment from us regardless of whether we have received funds for your assignment.
  • 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.

Still thinking about if you should join Dolan Accountancy?

Give us a call on 01206 591 000 or email jessica@jvbconsultancy.co.uk

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