Orange Genie News

Lets hear about Orange Genie Education....

On their launch, we hear from Operations Director Pras Desai on what Orange Genie Education has to offer supply teachers:

Many congratulations on the launch of Orange Genie Education. In no more than 20 words, what does your umbrella company do for supply teachers?

Our aspiration is to improve the lives and increase the opportunities available to the temporary teaching profession.

Despite many umbrella companies claims to the contrary, HMRC do not 'rubber stamp' or certify that an umbrella company is 'fully HMRC compliant'

No business in the UK is 'fully HMRC compliant' no matter what industry they're in, but for all of us there will always be regulations and legislation that need to be adhered to.

True umbrella companies employ your candidates and pay them via PAYE, and therefore abide by UK tax law and employment legislation.

For the past three weeks, I’ve been dealing with a growing number of requests from recruitment agencies, asking for us to evidence that we comply with the requirements set out in the recent changes to legislation concerning offshore and onshore intermediaries.

The risks involved, should your business fall foul of these rules, have been widely documented already so engaging the services of a trusted partner is critical to your business.

 

Onshore Intermediaries legislation

Few in the recruitment industry seem to believe the new Onshore Intermediaries legislation is either fair or proportionate to the recruiters identified in the legislation as “Agency 1”. However, for now, that argument has been lost and we are in a new era where the burden of proving that workers are self-employed has shifted from HMRC to the recruiter.

You will be aware that running your own business brings new challenges and responsibilities. It is in your best interest to ensure that all aspects of your business run as smoothly as possible and Orange  Genie Accountancy recommend that you carefully consider insurance matters.

If you’re a director of your own company you will need to consider the following:

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