The Complete Umbrella Solution for Contractors and Agency Workers.

Umbrella services for contractors Agencies and Recruitment

Complete Umbrella Solutions for Contractors and Agency Workers; Making Contracting Easy.

We offer complete and compliant solutions on a fixed-fee basis to our candidates across a wide range of industries. Our team are experts in their field giving you peace of mind and allowing you to focus on your contract.

Plus, you get all these great benefits:

  • Quick Set up

    We’ll get you onboard and ready to go quickly, so you can focus on your contracts.

  • Full Compliance with UK Legislation

    Our options conform 100% to UK legislation including IR35.

  • Contract & Payroll Support

    We’re here to support you whenever you need us, plus you’ll have access to our 24/7 online portal.

  • Text Message Payroll Updates

    Get live updates on your payroll via SMS.

  • 24/7 Online Portal

    Submit both time sheets and expense claims easily online.

  • Business Insurance

    £10 Million Employers Liability.
    £5 Million Public Liability.
    £1 Million Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Frequently Asked Questions:

When you work via an Umbrella, you are contracted with an enhanced rate of pay payable by your agency or client; this includes your statutory holiday entitlement, You will be able to see how this is calculated on your payslip. Unlike a permanent, full-time employee, you have the choice of what to do with your holiday pay. You can use them for holiday leave or you can spend the funds and take any holiday time unpaid.

As an employee of Complete Umbrella, we will assist you with tax relief on allowable expenses. The only variance in your take-home pay will be the agreed margin paid to Complete Umbrella. For a quick guide use our Online Calculator or call us with any questions on 0333 366 0137.

When you leave basic PAYE payroll with an agency or fulltime employment and go to work on a temporary basis through an Umbrella Company, such as Complete Umbrella, the rate of pay you are offered is generally Increased.

Your standard PAYE rate of pay will usually be uplifted to cover the increased cost for Employers NI contributions This enhanced pay is sometimes referred to as 'uplifted pay' or a 'limited rate.' The enhancement can also include a proportion for holiday pay. It is always best to ask your agency / client what rate you will be on if you use an Umbrella Company and how much higher this is than basic PAYE, as well as what the enhancement covers.

See our FAQ page for more.

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Amazing work updating and reconciling my invoices - your efforts have provided an excellent basis for financial perfection.

Brian, Accountant, London