When you make the decision to go self employed you have a choice to make - do you work under an umbrella or through your own limited company? The decision will depend on your unique circumstance and for some, an umbrella company can be the perfect first step into the world of contracting.

This is why at Nixon Williams, we have prepared numerous guides to help you understand all aspects of working under an Umbrella company. 

Choosing a Umbrella Company Umbrella Company Comparison

Choosing a Umbrella Company

With so many umbrella companies out there, how can you be sure you’re choosing the right one to suit your needs? Our guide takes a look at the must-haves for any umbrella and how to make sure you’re in the right hands.

Umbrella Company Comparison

The fine-print between umbrella and limited can sometimes be hazy. We’ve broken down all of the differences between the two options so you can decide which route is right for you. 

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Limited or Umbrella

Umbrella Company Guide

Limited or Umbrella: A Visual Guide

Undecided how best to operate? Our simple infographic was designed to map out the differences between each option and advise which will work best for you and your circumstances. 

A Guide to Umbrella Companies

Decided that an umbrella company is the best route for you? Give our guide a read to help you get set up and settled into your first contract.

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How do Umbrella Companies Work? Umbrella Expenses

How do Umbrella Companies Work?

Got a question about the workings of your company? Our guide is here to let you know the ins and outs of umbrella companies and how the process works. We’ll guide you through what to expect, from sourcing a contract through to getting paid.

Umbrella Company Expenses

There are certain allowances you can claim through your umbrella company. Read our guide for more information about allowable expenses and how to claim them.

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Agency Worker Regulations Umbrella Expenses

Agency Worker Regulations

Got a question about the workings of your company? Our guide is here to let you know the ins and outs of umbrella companies and how the process works. We’ll guide you through what to expect, from sourcing a contract through to getting paid.

Is Your Umbrella Company Compliant?

Don’t get caught out by a non compliant umbrella company. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help you ensure your company follows the rules and is always acting in your best interests.

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If you have any questions regarding Umbrella Companies, please call our new business team on 01253 362062 or email newbusiness@nixonwilliams.com