Umbrella Company Advice
Here is all the umbrella company advice we have.
The Umbrella Company sprang to ‘fame’ with the advent of IR35. Prior to that most contractors used Limited Companies. Here are explanations of what they are and their history.
What is an Umbrella Company? – an explanation
What is a Contractor Umbrella Company? – how it should be used by contractors
A History of Umbrella Companies – how they started
Limited Company or Brolly?
Is it the big choice for contractors. S0 should they operate through a Limited Company or should they operate through a brolly. It is a very important decision for contractors. Here are some articles, therefore, to help that choice.
Umbrella Company or Limited Company – The Choice
Is it Better to be in an Umbrella Company than a Limited Company?
Should I choose a Limited Company or Umbrella Company?
Choosing an Umbrella Company
Firstly, once you have chosen to go the Umbrella Companies route, contractors must then decide what type suits them.
10 Questions to ask when choosing one
Which Umbrella Company Should I Pick?
What Umbrella Company Expenses can be claimed by a Contractor?
Offshore Umbrella Companies
Some contractors prefer to take the offshore umbrella company route. They promise higher returns that the onshore ones. These are seen as tax avoidance, however, rather than tax evasion by HMRC but are legal. That’s providing they have set up the correct structure.
List / Directory
Here we have a directory of brollies used by contractors and a review of them.
News and Advice
Umbrella Companies News and Advice
Offshore Umbrella Companies News and Advice
Once you have digested all of this, you will therefore be ready to make the choice. You will then be able to choose the option that is right for you.