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Umbrella companies are in growing demand. With over 500 umbrella companies in the UK, how do you know which umbrella company will provide you with the best value and most satisfactory experience?

The purpose of this forum is to allow contractors, freelancers and stakeholders in the temporary workforce payroll sector to interact, share experiences, ask questions and make recommendations. This forum is free; you can comment as often or as little as you like! So please – be respectful and share your experiences with others who value your opinion.

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    • IR35 Questions and Concerns
      IR35 is always a hot topic amongst the UK’s temporary workforce. In the mini-budget (September 2022), the government announced the off-payroll reforms will be repealed. However, they have shamefully gone back on their word. Do you have any questions about IR35? Do you have IR35 advice to share? Do you know any IR35 experts you recommend our readers use for IR35 assessments?
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    • Umbrella Company and Recruitment Agencies
      Have you ever felt pressured into using an umbrella you don’t want to? Is your recruitment agency responsible with how they manage their Preferred Supplier List (PSL)? Share your experiences with agencies and umbrella companies – to help other workers seeking temporary assignments.
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    • Umbrella Company Payslips
      Have any questions about payslips? Ask away and share your experiences with other umbrella employees.
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    • Umbrella Compliance Questions
      Do you have any questions about umbrella companies that fellow contractors and freelancers can help with? Please use this section of the forums to raise any questions or concerns about your umbrella company (if you use one) or umbrella companies in general. The team at UCHQ will write articles on commonly asked questions and points of discussion.
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