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The state pension will only cover your basic needs when you retire and it’s safe to say that everyone wants to have a comfortable and enjoyable retirement, so additional pension provision will be required. Most umbrella company employees will either save using their umbrella’s workplace pension or make their own provision in a private pension scheme. In this article we’ll look at the difference between those two options, and how they will work in practice.  

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If you’re working for an umbrella company for the first time, you’ll notice that your pay documents contain more information than you’re used to seeing as a conventional employee. It’s important that you understand your pay, so in this article we’ll take a close look at your Orange Genie pay documents and what they mean.

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The term umbrella company has been used to mean many different things over the years, and indeed it’s being used right now by companies who are not remotely similar to Orange Genie, either in their business philosophy or in the services they provide. This variation leaves many contractors unsure of exactly where they stand.

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Questions Asked by Umbrella Company Employees

As a responsible umbrella company, we’re always keen to provide the information our employees actually need. Based on our inbound call data, here are the top 5 questions our umbrella company employees asked over the last few months, along with answer from our experts.