Orange Genie News

Supply Teachers

Uncertainty about the future can be one of the hardest things to live with, and few things are more uncertain at the moment than the UK’s future relationship with the EU. The right of EU nationals to remain in the UK is one of the points around which this uncertainty revolves, so if you engage EU – trained supply teachers you might find yourself managing some very anxious people.

supply teachers

Supply teaching is increasingly seen as a long-term career, and supply teachers want and need security and support that a temporary worker wouldn’t necessarily have cared about just a few years ago. Increasingly, retaining good quality supply teachers is about making them feel secure and valued, and the continuous employment they get from Orange Genie Education can play a large part in that.

Umbrella Company

When we talk about our umbrella company employees taking time off, it’s not a minor concern or a frivolous detail. The ability to take time for yourself is important in protecting your mental and physical health. For too many contractors, even some who are employed by an umbrella company, holidays represent nothing more than an interruption to their income, and another source of stress. In this article, we’ll talk about how you can make the most of your holidays, both as a way of looking after yourself, and to enhance your life as a contractor.


One of the things many of our clients love about contracting is that it’s all down to them; they stand or fall based on their own skills and abilities. Of course, we help as much as we can, but in the end it’s down to you to make your contracting business work, and it’s this challenge that gets many contractors fired up and excited about their work.


IR35 has been a fact of life for UK contractors for some time now, and if you’re contracting through your own limited company, it’s something that you need to know about. In this article, we’ll explain what it is, how it affects contractors like you, what the up-coming changes are all about and what you can do to protect yourself and your income.