Contractor Information

Working via an umbrella company for the first time? Phoned around a few companies and confused by what you can or cannot claim? How does umbrella PAYE work. Clarity Umbrella take the time to explain some of the key questions that contractors have around working via an umbrella company and some key contractor information that you need to know…


Umbrella Take Home Pay Calculator
Our online calculator provides you with a breakdown of your potential take home pay if you choose to work via Clarity Umbrella.
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FAQs
We take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about operating via an umbrella company; including why am I paying Employers NI? Why can I take home more with another company? And why can I not claim tax relief on expenses anymore?
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Minimum Requirements
To work via an umbrella company, there are a few requirements that you must meet in order for us to comply with current legislation. Clarity take a look at what rate, terms and requirements you need in order to be able to work as one of our employees.
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Contractor Benefits
Working via Clarity, you will get access to a number of Contractor Benefits; including our reward scheme, reputable pension scheme and much more. We will also give you access to some of our preferred suppliers for contractor mortgages, FX rates, additional insurances and much more.
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Employee Pensions
Here at Clarity we like to give our employee as much flexibility as possible, so with our pension scheme you can be in control of how much you pay, whether you choose to contribute or if you would rather Opt Out *subject to auto enrolment rules.
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Your Payslip Explained
Umbrella payslips can look a little confusing, so we like to be open and transparent about how we operate. The payslip explained page walks you through exactly how we calculate your take home and what you should expect to see on every payslip you receive on our online portal.
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Agency PAYE or Umbrella PAYE?
You’ve been offered 2 rates by your agency; one to operate via agency PAYE ie on their books and one if you opt to work via an umbrella company. Clarity help explain what to look out for and what figures you need to consider to ensure you are not worse off with the option you choose.
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Inside IR35 & Working via an Umbrella Company
So you’ve been told that your assignment is inside IR35… but what does that mean to you when you decide to work via an umbrella company? Clarity explain what IR35 means to an umbrella worker.
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Umbrella Expenses
Clarity looks at expense claims when working via an umbrella company, we look at the difference between chargeable and non-chargeable expenses, what you are able to claim and whether you will be taxed on them or not.
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We realise that you may still have a few questions about working via Clarity Umbrella, so rather than go back and forth via email, we always like to have a proper conversation over the phone, person to person.

We believe you can tell a lot about a company by the people you speak with!

So if you would like for us to give you a call at your convenience, then please complete the form opposite and one of the team will call you back at a time that suits you best…

Or if you would prefer you can drop us an email at info@clarityumbrella.co.uk and we will come straight back to you.

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