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We have 5 recommended Umbrella Companies

Take your time to choose the right Umbrella Company for you, one that understands your industry and working pattern. Here we offer a list of Umbrella Companies that we think provide a good offering to the IT contracting community.

  • Smartwork

    Description of Services:

    SmartWork is one of the UK leading umbrella company, with over 15 years’ experience within the contracting market, our service has been...

    SmartWork is one of the UK leading umbrella company, with over 15 years’ experience within the contracting market, our service has been shaped specifically with our flexible workforce in mind. By working through a genuinely flexible and professional employment solution, you get all the benefits of contracting plus the added assurance that all your administration is completed in a compliant and timely manner.

    At SmartWork, we do not specialise in just one sector. Our highly trained team have years of experience in
    every professional field, so we can guide you throughout your contract and make sure you obtain all the benefits which you are entitled to.

    We understand that every individual’s situation is different and every person has specific requirements within
    their working role, this is why SmartWork caters for each sector to provide you with first class support along with extremely attractive net earnings.

    Call us now on 0800 434 6446 or complete our quick and easy online registration form and we can get you set
    up within hours.


    Why choose us?

    • Simple, flexible and hassle free service
    • Set up within 24 hours with no start up or leavers fees
    • Get paid on time every time
    • Your own dedicated Business Manager
    • Daily invoicing & Free same day CHAPS payments
    • Limited Company Solution available
    • Full employment rights such as sick, holiday and maternity pay
    • Comprehensive insurance cover
    • Online portal to stay in control of your invoices/payments/personal details
    • Free financial review with our affiliate IFA
    • Money back guarantee with the SmartWork Service Level Agreement (SLA)

    Ready to join us? – Give us a call on Freephone: 0800 434 6446 or complete our quick and easy online registration form and we can get you set up within hours.

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  • Parasol

    Description of Services:

    Parasol is a Professional Employment Organisation (PEO), and the leading provider of outsourced employment services to contractors, freelancers and...

    Parasol is a Professional Employment Organisation (PEO), and the leading provider of outsourced employment services to contractors, freelancers and the recruitment agencies that supply them. Parasol acts as an intermediary between contractors and their clients, meaning it takes care of all administration duties such as income tax and national insurance. We partner with over 2,500 recruitment agencies and have looked after over 90,000 satisfied contractors since our launch in 2000.

    With hundreds of expert head office staff, we are obsessive about excellent support and focused on ensuring all contractors get paid on time and in full. We’re a founding member of the Freelancer & Contractor Service Association (FCSA) and compliance is at the heart of our service commitment.

    Parasol also provides contractors with access to all the employment rights and benefits given to permanent employees, including sick pay, holiday pay and maternity & paternity pay.

    Contractors’ work style isn’t 9-5, so neither are Parasol’s services. Instead, Parasol is there to offer support whenever needed, whether that’s via its clever online portal or extended opening hours. Parasol’s expert team
    is available between 8am-8pm Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm on Fridays and 10am-4pm on Saturdays – while contractors can submit timesheets and expenses claims 24/7 via the portal.

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  • Umbrella.co.uk

    Description of Services:

    Umbrella.co.uk provides best value and compliant umbrella services to over 3000 contractors. Come under our umbrella and you get all the rights of...

    Umbrella.co.uk provides best value and compliant umbrella services to over 3000 contractors. Come under our umbrella and you get all the rights of being employed but enjoy a higher take home pay by claiming legitimate expenses.

    Why choose us?
    • Get paid on time every time
    • Freedom to move between contracts
    • Fast set up in minutes
    • No joining or leaving fees
    • Same day payments
    • Friendly expert support 24/7
    • Full employment rights such as sick, holiday and maternity pay
    • Online portal available 24/7
    • Free SMS pay alerts
    • Comprehensive insurance cover
    • Simple and easy to follow processes

    Contact our specialist advisers for a FREE no obligation quote 0800 121 6513.

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  • Contractor Umbrella

    Description of Services:

    Contractor Umbrella, part of the Dolan Contractor Group, are the experts in contractor payroll and umbrella services. We are the hassle-free,...

    Contractor Umbrella, part of the Dolan Contractor Group, are the experts in contractor payroll and umbrella services.

    We are the hassle-free, straight talking umbrella company that provides umbrella employment for UK based Contractors and Freelancers. Independently voted as the Best Umbrella Company by the readers of Contractor UK.

    We’ve been helping contractors since 2002 and we pride ourselves on being the hassle-free, transparent umbrella company you can trust. Working with us you can be sure that you will be looked after at every step of the way.

    When you sign up to our sister company Dolan Accountancy, you can transfer to Contractor Umbrella when your contract is better suited to umbrella employment or your assignment sits inside IR35.

    You can register online now and we will have you set up and ready to work within 24 hours, we make umbrella employment straight forward and hassle free. Your Contract Manager will be there to guide you through the process and answer any queries.

    At Contractor Umbrella there are many benefits available to you as our employee including; our Employee Rewards Scheme, Group Pension Scheme, Foreign Currency Exchange, Contractor Mortgages and much more.

    Our Service Guarantee ensures all employees and clients are looked after at every step of the way. We strive to deliver excellent levels of service and we back this up with our guarantee. We are proud that 99% of our employees would recommend us.

    Thinking of joining Contractor Umbrella? Give us a call.

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  • Payroll-Supermarket.com

    Description of Services:

    Payroll-Supermarket.com™ are the first comparison website for payroll services. We compare service and fees for many leading UK Contractor...

    Payroll-Supermarket.com™ are the first comparison website for payroll services. We compare service and fees for many leading UK Contractor Accountants, Umbrella Companies, Contractor Insurances, Money Exchange Services and Financial Advice Companies. Every company that’s featured on our website have been checked and are 100% compliant. In fact, you could get up to 2 months free when going Ltd with selected providers. Plus, we have more exclusive deals available passing the savings on to you!

    Our business is poised to revolutionise the interaction between the self-employed and the payroll providers by delivering an effective online solution that offers a one stop shop to view all of the necessary payroll options available, along with the help and advice needed to speed up the process saving time, effort and consequently money.

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