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Why use an Umbrella Company?

The key question is: why use an umbrella company? If you're reading this, you may be new to contracting or have just been offered your first job as a contractor. You have most likely been informed by your agency that you need to have either your own limited company or be registered with an umbrella company. some agencies may even force you to use a certain umbrella company for commission purposes (which is unethical, it is your choice). The truth is that it is up to you to decide and the key things to consider are your employment circumstances. Choosing an umbrella company typically comes down to three simple considerations:

  1. If the job is a 'one off contract' then its probably not worth the hassle of setting up a limited company, registering for PAYE, VAT, completing corporation tax returns etc. You should choose an umbrella company.
  2. If you don't like paperwork and simply want to increase your take home pay, an umbrella company is the option for you.
  3. If you are a career contractor, looking to move from contract to contract, the right choice financially is to set up and run your own limited company

Why use Contractors Umbrella Company?

There are hundreds of umbrella companies in the UK, why choose Contractors Umbrella Company? It's a good question.

Contractors Umbrella Company has a superb track record of delivering quality payroll services with fast payments and just one complaint since we started to provide our umbrella company solution in 2010. We have an excellent relationship with our contractors, most of whom have remained with us from contract to contract or have moved onto our limited company solution as their career and business has grown. We believe (and our contractor feedback suggests) that our success is due to:

  • The high quality service we provide.
  • Our intelligent online umbrella payroll system, which provides full tax compliance and optimism payments (you receive your pay very quickly).
  • Our honest and open relationship with the people we work with.
  • Our drive to become the best and biggest Umbrella Company in the UK.
  • Our fair pricing... equivalent Insurances alone would cost more than our weekly fee, that's before the accounting, liaison with HMRC etc - See what's included in our umbrella company package below.

  • Account Manager
  • Unlimited After Sales Care24/7
  • Online Account Access
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance (£2,000,000)
  • Public Liability Insurance (£5,000,000)
  • Employers Liability Insurance (£10,000,000)
  • Full Employment Rights
  • Professional Contracting Advice
  • Expenses Processing
  • Secure Document Management
  • Full Accounting Audit
  • Maternity Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Invoicing
  • Credit Control
  • Bookkeeping
  • Record Keeping
  • Tax & NI Calculations
  • HMRC Dealings
  • P60
  • Contract Issue Resolution
  • Slow Payment Resolution
  • Same Day 'Faster Payments'
  • Tax deductible Stakeholder Pension
  • HMRC Compliant Processing
  • No Work No Fee
  • Sick Pay
  • Friendly Professional Help
  • Right First Time Every Time
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Fully Trained Staff
  • No Hidden Fees
  • Support when you need it

Why choose Contractors Umbrella Company?

Choosing Contractors Umbrella Company is the right choice, first time. From the moment you contact us we will discuss and understand your situation. We will help and advise you on your contract. We will tell you if you are better off with a limited company. Honesty, Quality, Consistency - 3 very good reasons that we are the right choice for you, your contract and your career. or call 0845 634 2552