Umbrella Company

Everything you need to know about umbrella companies. Whether you are completely new to the concept of umbrella companies, or just want one key question answered, Umbrella Options has you covered. Find articles on the ins and outs of umbrella companies, what benefits they can provide contractors, what working as an umbrella employee means for you, and more below.

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10 June 2021
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Day Rate vs. Hourly Rate – Considerations For Contractors

Deciding between a day rate vs. hourly rate should be a high priority for any contractor. They will, of course, determine when you receive your pay. […]
20 April 2021
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Why Contract Through an Umbrella Company?

One of the first decisions for contractors to make is how to provide their services. There are a few options to consider. Such as working as […]
2 April 2021
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What is an HMRC Approved Umbrella Company?

A popular choice for contractors, regardless of experience, is umbrella companies. For newer contractors looking to test things out, they offer a low-risk entry into contracting, […]
29 March 2021
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Why Use an Umbrella Company?

For many contractors just starting out or looking for a change of pace, deciding whether to use an umbrella company is a common concern. With the […]
7 March 2021
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Hourly vs. Daily Rate – Which is Best for Contractors?

For contractors, one of the most challenging decisions to make is whether to charge hourly or daily rates. Some think it makes the most financial sense […]
6 March 2021
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Umbrella Company Holiday Pay Explained

Deciding to work with an umbrella company brings a range of benefits to contractors, one of which is holiday pay. Although it is an entitlement provided […]
26 February 2021
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Five Ways Working as an Umbrella Employee Could Benefit You

While self-employment has seen a dip over the past few months, it is apparent that this means of employment is poised to make up a significant […]
25 January 2021
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Umbrella Companies – Everything You Need to Know

If you are new to contracting, you may be wondering, “what is an umbrella company”? If so, then we are here to help clear things up. […]
22 January 2021
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What is an Umbrella Company?

Instead of going through the process of setting up their own limited company, self-employed contractors have the option to work via an umbrella company. However, choosing […]
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