Umbrella Advice

Sometimes umbrella employment through an umbrella company may be the right choice for you. Often this is the case if your daily rate is under £100 a day, you might be only considering contracting for a few months or your contract is inside IR35 and your agency or client have requested you work this way.

Whatever your reason, in this section there is a number of helpful resources to guide you through umbrella employment. We also introduce you to our sister umbrella company, the multi award wining Contractor Umbrella.

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Limited and Umbrella Take Home Pay

Operating through an Umbrella company or as Director of your own Limited company is one of the first choices any professional contractor will make. This article will focus on what you can expect out of your take-home pay between the two options.


Limited vs Umbrella

As a contractor, you’ll likely have heard a lot about both Limited companies and Umbrella companies. There’s plenty of conflicting information out there and it can be difficult to make an informed decision about the best option for you.