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Best umbrella comparison siteJoining an umbrella company is quick and easy


Follow these simple steps to join an umbrella company:

  • Choose an umbrella company. Use our comparison site to choose the best umbrella company for you.
  • Register online. Your account should be ready to use within 24 hours.
  • Pass on your contract details. Send all of the necessary information to your umbrella company. They will need to know the start and end dates of the assignment, the client / agency information and your pay rate.
  • Send the details of your umbrella scheme to your recruitment agency.
  • The umbrella company will need to sign a contract with the agency and / or client.
  • Send your personal details to the umbrella company. You will need to supply your bank account details and National Insurance number. Send your P45 if you have it.
  • Sign a contract of employment with your umbrella company.
  • The client will sign your timesheet to confirm how many days/hours you have worked.
  • Submit your timesheets to your umbrella company online by the deadline. Also remember to include any expenses.
  • Your umbrella company will then invoice your recruitment agency, and process your expenses claims.
  • You will receive your payment as agreed with your umbrella company, often weekly. Your PAYE payslip will list your tax and NI contributions as well as your umbrella company fees.


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That’s why we have created an online submission form that covers everything we require to get you signed up to the right umbrella service.

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