Contractor Umbrella

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We are one of the largest and most respected Umbrella Companies in the UK. Established in 2002, we’re now recognised as being the market leader, with several thousand satisfied clients. Our award-winning umbrella service processes contractor payments through PAYE – so whether you are a contractor that needs your payments processed, or an agency or business that needs their contractor and/or staff payments processed, we can help – to save you the hassle and cost of doing it yourself.

We are committed to customer service and are the only company of our type to offer a full money back service guarantee, fixed fees and no entry or exit fees. We have become the first, and currently the only, umbrella company to have been confirmed by KPMG as fully compliant with all relevant HMRC regulations, including the MSC legislation. We are also an approved supplier under the Professional Passport scheme and have passed their audit standards for a compliant business.


We offer our temporary employees a range of services for a flat rate of just £85 per month, regardless of your earnings, which includes:

  • A unique web-based portal that gives you 24/7 access to your accounts, created and continuously maintained by contractors who understand your needs
  • A payroll run every single working day, so you receive your payments the same day recognised funds clear in our bank account.
  • No charge for processing expenses
  • Contributory pension scheme, life assurance, income protection and mortgages – all specially tailored to your needs as an independent contractor
  • Access to discounted BUPA private medical cover and travel insurance
  • Discounted rates for vehicle leasing
  • Monthly interest-free Professional Indemnity cover

Benefits at a glance

  • A guaranteed monthly payment regardless of whether we have received funds from your agency/client – a unique service within the industry.
  • You only pay us when you are working and not when you are between contracts.
  • Timesheet and expenses information is submitted online and invoices are emailed to your agent/client, to ensure speedy payment.
  • You can leave the scheme at any time with no catch, and you have our promise that we have no gimmicks or hidden extras whatsoever!