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Simplyco Umbrella - for contractors and freelancers that want
to enjoy "employed" status.

You've secured yourself a new assignment but you don't want to be self-employed or set up your own limited company, what's the alternative?

The simple answer is to become an employee of Simplyco Umbrella. You'll enjoy the freedom contracting brings but with the benefits and status of permanent employment. Even better still you could improve your take home pay.


What you'll get

  • Direct payment into your bank account by BACS
    (or faster payment)
  • Increased take home pay, when you claim expenses
  • Text alerts to let you know you've been paid
  • Payslips emailed straight to your inbox
  • Dedicated HR and Payroll teams on hand to answer any questions
  • Expense forms processed weekly, monthly or to
    suit you
  • Covered by our public liability and professional indemnity insurance
  • Improved credit score thanks to continuity of employment
  • Exclusive access to our online contractor portal
  • One employer regardless of how many assignments you undertake
  • Fully tax compliant UK based umbrella employer


It’s important that everyone pays the right amount of tax and works in the most compliant way possible. Use our online calculator and one of our specialist contractor accountants will help show how different models will affect your income. [contact-form-7 id="4660" title="Calculate-PPC"]

Please note that if you are an umbrella worker you’re hourly rate needs to be at least £9.80 for our service to be a viable option.

Please fill in the required fields and a member of the Simplyco team will calculate how different payment models will affect your income. They will contact you within 24 hours.**

Please note not all options are not suitable for everyone and will be dependent on your personal circumstances. A member of the team will discuss this with you in more detail.

We are more than just accountants and we focus on more than just numbers. We fully comply with all the relevant legislation and have legal support from retained Solicitors and trade bodies (REC and APSCo) which means we make sure everyone pays exactly the right amount of tax.

**If you submit a request during weekends and bank holidays the Simplyco team will respond as soon as possible.

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