Orange Genie News

Why should compliance be important to contractors? In these difficult times it’s easy to understand the desire to maximise your hard-earned income, but no-one has a magic accounting trick that will legitimately increase your take home pay.  

If it looks like someone has, it’s because they’re breaking the rules. Even so, when non-compliant companies promise you can take home over 90% of your contract rate, you might be forgiven for asking why you should care about compliance.


Umbrella Pay Calculators

If you’re new to contracting and you’re conducting research online, you’ll no doubt have come across several umbrella pay calculators, like the one on Orange Genie’s homepage.

If you’re new to contracting you may have been offered a choice between umbrella employment, and being paid directly by your agency. It should be a straightforward choice but there are some details that are often misunderstood. In this guide we’ll lay out how the supply chain works, so you’ll better understand what you’re choosing between.

As comforting as it may be to see the fruits of your labour generating large cash reserves in your company, is this a wise move?  Do you have a plan as to what you want to do with the funds? Are your savings actually costing you money?

Here we look at the top online resources for supply teachers. Whether you’re struggling with an emergency lesson plan, on the hunt for fresh ideas or in need of support and advice from your fellow teachers, you’ll find a resource here to help.

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