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All compliant umbrella companies operate under the same rules, and will there fore pay your contractors roughly the same take-home pay, but that doesn’t mean all umbrella companies are the same. In this article we’re looking at the additional things we offer your contractors that they won’t find anywhere else

Umbrella Company

After a number of high-profile attacks on recruitment agencies, the danger posed by umbrella company cloning has been making headlines over the last few weeks. In this article, we’re looking at what this means for contractors and how they can protect themselves.

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There has been some concern in recent weeks about the rising cost of living, with energy prices hitting the headlines and a number of authorities warning that consumer price inflation will hit a high of 4% in the coming months. This is obviously not an ideal situation, but as one of our umbrella company employees you have access to several benefits and services that could help you adjust and adapt.

There have been widespread reports recently about a labour shortage in the UK, and it’s been blamed for a crisis in our fuel supply, safety concerns in care homes and a number of other issues as well. Opinions about the causes are as diverse as the suggested solutions, but the one common thread is that demand for temporary workers is at an all-time high, and it’s easy to see why this might be an advantage for umbrella company contractors.

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It’s up to you as a recruiter whether you work with an umbrella company or engage contractors through your own payroll, and while you obviously want to look after your contractors, it’s worth considering what’s best for you too. In this article we’ll take a detailed look at that choice so you can make an informed choice.