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HMRC Name Four New Tax Avoidance Schemes - U R Group Limited, Pure Invoicing Limited, Industria PAYE Limited and Countrywide Partners Limited

HMRC name four new tax avoidance schemes – U R Group Limited, Pure Invoicing Limited, Industria PAYE Limited and Countrywide Partners Limited

HMRC continue to name and shame tax avoidance schemes. Since we last posted on this subject, four more tax avoidance schemes have been announced on the government’s website – U R Group Limited, Pure Invoicing Limited, Industria PAYE Limited and Countrywide Partners Limited. Keep reading for more information. Who are …

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HMRC updates list of named tax avoidance schemes, promoters, enablers and suppliers

HMRC updates list of named tax avoidance schemes, promoters, enablers and suppliers

Since we last reported, HMRC has updated its list of named tax avoidance schemes, promoters, enablers and suppliers. The newest additions are Novus Consultants Limited, Paybox Umbrella Limited, Saxonside Limited and T2 Outsourcing Limited. Keep reading and find out more about these unethical payroll providers and HMRC’s description explaining why …

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How Can You Help The Government Regulate The Umbrella Company Sector?

How Can You Help The Government Regulate The Umbrella Company Sector?

The government has unveiled a new open consultation, and they would like you to help. Whether you work through an umbrella company, possibly as a contractor or freelancer, or you represent a recruitment agency or end-hirer, now is your time to share your thoughts on umbrella companies to help the …

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Is The Government On The Verge Of Regulating Umbrella Companies?

Is The Government On The Verge Of Regulating Umbrella Companies?

Unusually, the government has opened a consultation to “call for evidence to ensure it has an up-to-date and well-informed view of how the umbrella company market operates”. Is this a sign that the umbrella company is on the verge of being regulated by the government? Keep reading, and we’ll summarise …

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What you need to know when checking your umbrella company payslips, according to government guidance

What you need to know when checking your umbrella company payslips, according to government guidance

The government has been very busy writing guidance to help those who require the services of umbrella companies. Earlier in the year, the government published advice on working through an umbrella company. Since then, we’ve seen multiple new guidance pieces appear on the government’s website, including information on the risks …

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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 truth about umbrella companies in 2021

The truth about umbrella companies in 2021

Shock! Umbrella companies are in the news again. It’s mightily frustrating to read that some umbrellas out there completely disregard the rules and put their employees at risk of non-compliance. Now seems the perfect opportunity to reassure our readers that most UK-based umbrella companies are compliant and provide a pretty …

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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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Which umbrella companies are accredited by the FCSA and Professional Passport?

Which umbrella companies are accredited by the FCSA and Professional Passport?

Yet again, a new umbrella company fraud case has come to light, and it’s extremely disappointing. This time, greedy agencies are engaging with mini umbrella companies to reduce their costs, while putting their candidates at risk of non-compliance with HMRC. It’s never been more important to use a compliant umbrella …

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Mini umbrella companies strike again

Mini umbrella companies strike again

Mini umbrella companies have hit the news again as it’s become apparent that some dishonest and greedy recruitment agencies have engaged with them to pay their temporary candidates. Astonishingly, a BBC investigation found that mini umbrella companies were paying some Covid test centre workers. These pose a serious threat to …

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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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A Quick Look At Disguised Remuneration

A quick look at disguised remuneration

We recently wrote an article about the Labour Market Intermediaries report by the LITRG. The report includes some essential information on disguised remuneration, and we wanted to focus an article on this topic for the benefit of our readers. Keep reading to find out more about disguised remuneration and the associated …

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How to identify genuine umbrella company special offers

As more and more contractors shop around the umbrella company market looking for a payroll provider, we wanted to help out and share our knowledge on umbrella company special offers. Some umbrellas are offering excellent, legitimate deals for new clients. However, others are deliberately being misleading and unethical in their …

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What Are The Benefits Of Using An FCSA Accredited Umbrella Company?

What are the benefits of using an FCSA accredited umbrella company?

There are masses of umbrella companies out there! With so many to choose from, how do you know which one is best? We recommend you look for an FCSA accredited umbrella and then make your decision from there. It’s a great way to start your search. But you may be …

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