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Umbrella or Limited: which is right for you?

Finding out the best route to take can be tricky, so we’re here to help! Simply answer the questions below to discover the best option for you between Umbrella and Limited.

Do you earn more than £15 per hour?
Are you happy to complete paperwork each month?
Are you able to be a director?
Are you planning on contracting for more than 3 months?
Are you happy to manage your own invoicing?
Based on your answers we recommend:

Umbrella

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Limited

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Helpful guides.

We cover everything from payroll services including Umbrella, PAYE, CIS and Limited, to HMRC regulations and guides.

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Outsourcing Your International ... Moving away from in-house global payroll management can feel like a big step, whether you’re just starting out internationally and feel like you can handle it yourself...
CIS And IR35: What Contractors & Subcontractors Need To Know As a contractor or subcontractor in the construction industry, you’ve probably heard of CIS and IR35. Perhaps you’re already enrolled in CIS and want to understand how...
Construction Payroll Issues? Here Are 8 Payroll Remedies When it comes to managing CIS payroll, there are two things that no organisation wants.
How To Choose The Right Construction Payroll Services For Co... As a contractor, your payroll requirements are likely to be fairly complex. Subcontractors work in different locations, have different pay levels, and are probably pai...
What Is Construction Industry Scheme (CIS): A Contractor’s G... Odds are that if you run operate as a contractor in the construction industry, you'll be required to register for the Construction Industry Scheme, or CIS.
Looking for Payroll Services? Here’s how to Choose an Umbrel... If you’re a recruitment agency looking for the best umbrella company to partner with, you’re probably wondering where to begin. How do you determine the company who wi...

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