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Umbrella Company Guide: Do Contractor’s Need IR35 Insurance?

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The answer is of course, “it depends.” Basically, HMRC can review any contract and determine whether it qualifies as disguised employment.

Why Read Umbrella Company Reviews?

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Because the contracting field has been growing so fast over the past decade, many umbrella companies have sprouted up to meet demand

Most Common Expenses Contractors Forget to Claim

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When the discussion of paying taxes to HMRC arises, the conversation often revolves around contractors taking illegal and excessive tax deductions.

Advice from Umbrella Companies: How to Fit In

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Even though contractors get the opportunity to work independently as respected specialists, they still share one important responsibility with employees

Advice for Contractors: How to Recover from a Bad First Impression

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Even the most experienced and skilled contractor sometimes makes a mistake that causes a poor impression on the client

37% of Contractors Penalised by HMRC

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A recent study found this interesting statistic and a few others after a survey of 2,000 various contractors

4 Steps Contractors Can take to Secure Home Loans

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Umbrella companies have found that contractors often encounter more difficulty than employees when it comes to securing the funds necessary for home loans.

Umbrella Company News: 56.5% of Freelancers Don’t Understand Payslips

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Of the various industries in which the freelancers worked, IT freelancers had the least understanding of their payment