Building A Better Umbrella

Despite many agencies now instructing contractors to only use FCSA accredited umbrellas, the marketplace is still full of dubious payment providers. Unfortunately when a contractor is offered a unrealistically high take-home pay, they are willing to push and push the agency until they can use the umbrella.  This causes problems for everyone especially the contractor.  […]

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Amendment 20 & IR35

The IR35 reform that was postponed  until April 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation is still on track despite continued lobbying from those that oppose it. Since the announcement that IR35 was going to be rolled out to the private sector, many have been against it citing that the industry wasn’t ready and needed […]

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The Future of Furloughing

As the smallest entity across industry supply chains, contractors have been among the hardest hit by the Covid 19 lockdown.  For many contractors, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been an essential and valuable necessity when many of their staple contracts and placements have had to be postponed or cancelled. When a contractor is […]

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Breaking The Tax Code

Breaking the tax code can be one of the most difficult elements when contracting.  It can go up, it can go down and more often than not it will leave you confused. As a contractor completing various shifts at various rates you may find that your tax code can change. From one week to the […]

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