Depending on the industry you work in and the services you provide, you may decide to join an umbrella company, like Brookson’s.
That means that you become an employee of Brookson, and we supply your services to your clients. We look after all the administration, like invoices and timesheets, and we ensure you benefit from the tax relief that is available for the expenses you incur while doing your job.
You don’t have to worry about any of the responsibilities of running your own business, and you receive a regular wage and the other benefits of being an employee. We also make sure you have appropriate insurance cover and we provide ongoing advice and support when you need it.
Free Umbrella Company Guide
We are one of the largest private employers in the UK, and we are experts at helping people move into umbrella working as smoothly and stress-free as possible.
To learn more about umbrella working and whether it is right for you, take a look at our free guide which explains the process in more depth and provides the information you need to make an informed decision that is right for you.
To find out more about which way of working may be best for you, call our New Business Team on 0800 230 0213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
where they will be happy to help.
Joining an umbrella company is particularly suitable for certain industries and relatively short contract periods, or if you do not want to run your own business or set up your own limited company. You do not have to worry about IR35 legislation either, as it doesn’t apply to employees of umbrella companies.
Benefits of being an employee with Brookson
As well as being a straightforward, hassle-free option, joining an umbrella company offers a range of great benefits, including:
CHAPS payments - We will pay your wages and other payments into your bank account via same day CHAPS payment.
SMS notifications - When money is paid into your bank account, we’ll send you a text message to let you know.
Insurance - We will also sort out your business insurance cover – up to £2m professional indemnity, £5m public liability and £25m employers’ liability.
Tax relief - As an umbrella employee, you can claim tax relief on the expenses you incur while doing your job.
Health and safety - We will provide a full health and safety review for every assignment you work on.
24/7 online portal - Our secure online portal lets you submit time sheets, prepare expenses claims
and access your payslips 24/7.
Financial advice - You can access specialist financial advice on things like pensions, mortgages and investments through our partner companies.
Exclusive discounts - Our Employee Discount Scheme gives you big savings and cash back in shops like M&S, Sainsbury’s and Homebase.
Here to help you - On top of all this, if you ever any queries or uncertainties, our dedicated employer relations team is to answer your questions six days week.