Guides and Resources

Guides & Resources

View our helpful guides for more information about umbrella contracting or get in touch with a member of our experienced, friendly team on 01923 257 257.

Our Guide to Successful Umbrella Contracting

Here we explain everything you need to know about how an umbrella company works including how you get paid and how umbrella compares with other working options.

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Umbrella Articles

Umbrella vs Agency PAYE

Helping you compare your options.

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How an Umbrella company works

What’s the process for submitting timesheets & getting paid?

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Why choose Workwell Umbrella?

What’s included in our Umbrella service?

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Umbrella FAQs

What is an umbrella company?

An Umbrella company acts as an employer to contractors who are working on fixed term assignments.

The umbrella company provides an overarching contract of employment and calculates and pays income tax (PAYE) and National Insurance on behalf of the worker and provides statutory employment benefits like holiday pay and sick pay.


How do you charge for your services?
I'm already working a contract, can I switch to Workwell?
I work through two agencies, is this a problem?
Will I be entitled to SSP and holiday pay?
Will I be able to join a pension scheme?
Will I be insured?
How do I get paid?
Will I be employed or self-employed?
Will IR35 be an issue?

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Let us help you make a success out of Umbrella contracting. Please get in touch and we’ll provide any additional information you need.

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