Do I have to use an umbrella company?
No. You don’t have to use an umbrella company. But it can save you a lot of hassle. Let us explain: as an umbrella company, we will take care of all your invoicing, administration, chasing payment and payroll processing. You can, in most cases, start working within a matter of days. Next to that, the umbrella company make sure that you don’t need to concern yourself with admin or paperwork, like dealing with accountants, or Companies House. And last but not least: via an umbrella company, you can try out of being a contractor is the life for you. If it’s not your thing, you can quit it easier than if you’ve formed your own limited company.
If you decide not to use an umbrella company, you will have to take care of all the things stated above, yourself. And that can be a lot of work.