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Churchill Knight Umbrella Is Open To The Idea Of Industry-Wide Umbrella Company Regulations

Churchill Knight Umbrella is open to the idea of industry-wide umbrella company regulations [Sponsored Editorial]

The following editorial has been written for umbrellacompanies.org.uk by Churchill Knight Umbrella – an FCSA accredited umbrella company. Recently, umbrella companies have been under fire in the news, most notably with the developments associated with mini umbrella company (MUC) fraud. While most umbrella companies (including Churchill Knight Umbrella) operate in …

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The LITRG share several tips to help contractors find compliant umbrella companies

The LITRG share several tips to help contractors find compliant umbrella companies

The Low Incomes Tax Reform (LITRG) has unveiled several valuable tips to help contractors pick a reliable umbrella company and stay clear from unethical providers. Please keep reading, and we’ll summarise the LITRG’s suggestions to help you find compliant umbrella companies. Anyone can set up an umbrella company, so be …

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10 reasons to choose a compliant umbrella company

10 reasons to choose a compliant umbrella company

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the world, and especially the UK’s temporary workforce. However, while it may be tempting to choose an umbrella that’s offering inflated pay retention, its crucial contractors, freelancers and agency workers choose a compliant umbrella company for their payroll. Keep reading, and we’ll explain 10 …

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Professional Passport release report on umbrella companies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Professional Passport release report on umbrella companies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Professional Passport, payroll intermediary compliance specialists, has released a thorough report on umbrella companies. In the 38-page document, Crawford Temple, CEO at Professional Passport, outlines the industry’s legislation for 40 years. He then provides a series of suggestions to HMRC on how to regulate umbrella companies and stop non-compliance. It’s …

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It’s not the umbrella company’s fault you’re inside IR35!

It’s not the umbrella company’s fault you’re inside IR35!

We’ve noticed a lot of contractors moaning about their umbrella company because of pay retention. Nobody wants to lose large chunks of their income in taxes, but unfortunately, we all have to contribute to society. It’s not the umbrella company’s fault you’re inside IR35, and we’ll explain more in this …

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Compliant umbrellas help the government and don't contribute towards lost tax

Compliant umbrellas help the government and don’t contribute towards lost tax

Non-compliant umbrella companies are causing havoc in the industry. However, it’s worth remembering that compliant umbrella companies help the government and don’t contribute towards lost tax. Please keep reading, and we’ll explain what we mean. We also look at the difference between compliant and non-compliant umbrella companies. Helping contractors pay …

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Greedy contractors could be fueling tax avoidance schemes

Greedy contractors could be fueling tax avoidance schemes

We’re grateful to have some friends within the umbrella company marketplace who are well-positioned to share valuable experiences with our readers. We’re surprised to hear the number of contractors who complain to umbrella companies about their take-home pay and how other umbrella companies are quoting them more. Some temporary workers …

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An umbrellacompanies.org.uk reader shares new non-compliant umbrella company arrangement with us

An umbrellacompanies.org.uk reader shares new non-compliant umbrella company arrangement with us

We have been made aware of an umbrella company offering contractors dividend payments to increase their pay retention. We’re not here to name names, and we’re not here to scaremonger. However, we are here to educate our readers and help contractors, freelancers, and temporary workers make well-informed decisions regarding their …

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Official government guidance: Working through an umbrella company

Official government guidance: Working through an umbrella company

The government has released some guidance online designed to help contractors, freelancers and agency workers who may require the services of an umbrella company. ‘Working through an umbrella company’ is a short piece of text (estimate 5-minute read) that will help cover the basics of umbrella payroll and provides you …

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What are the disadvantages of using an umbrella company?

What are the disadvantages of using an umbrella company?

Before this article, we wrote a short piece about the advantages of using umbrella companies. Now, we wanted to look at the other side and write another blog – this time focusing on the disadvantages of using an umbrella company. Keep reading to find out more. Not the most tax-efficient …

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What are the benefits of using an umbrella company?

What are the benefits of using an umbrella company?

In this short article, we’re going to highlight some of the key benefits of using an umbrella company for your payroll. Umbrella companies are often unfairly scrutinised, so we wanted to clarify to our readers that there are plenty of advantages to using them. Keep reading to find out more. …

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Don't believe umbrella company bad press – 11 facts about umbrella companies

Don’t believe umbrella company bad press – 11 facts about umbrella companies

Umbrella companies are often portrayed negatively by third party organisations who have a vendetta against the government for implementing changes to off-payroll legislation. As a result, umbrella companies are frequently being made a scapegoat. Don’t believe everything you read. Here are eleven facts about umbrella companies. They operate PAYE Compliant …

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Should You Bother Switching Umbrella Companies?

Should you bother switching umbrella companies?

Amazingly, there are over 500 umbrella companies in the UK. Therefore, there is plenty of choice for contractors and freelancers when choosing a company for their payroll. However, if you find a better deal elsewhere, or your current umbrella company is performing disappointingly, should you bother switching umbrella companies? We’ll …

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Using an umbrella company when inside IR35

Using an umbrella company when inside IR35

If you find yourself inside IR35, you may decide that the best option for your payroll is an umbrella company – and you’d probably be right. However, you must understand how umbrella companies work, and how IR35 legislation is changing the way contractors are being paid. Keep reading and discover …

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Is it worth your time requesting multiple umbrella company calculations?

Is it worth your time requesting multiple umbrella company calculations?

Due to upcoming legislation changes, more and more contractors are considering using an umbrella company for their payroll. However, is it worth your time requesting multiple umbrella company calculations? Keep reading and find out more. Background to umbrella companies Umbrella companies are an excellent payroll choice for contractors who find …

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Is It Easy To Join An Umbrella Company?

Is it easy to join an umbrella company?

There has been a noticeable rise in demand for umbrella companies – especially since HMRC introduced changes to off-payroll in the public sector (IR35) in 2017. Now that similar changes are coming to the private sector, umbrella companies have never been in such high demand! If you’re new to umbrella …

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