As an employee of an umbrella company in the rail sector you are able to claim the cost of you Sentinel card and training as a legitimate business expense. In addition, the drug & alcohol and health checks that may need certificated before you are able to work trackside can also be deemed a legitimate expense, helping to recoup some of the initial cost of starting work.
Make sure you join an umbrella company with an expenses model to ensure you are operating as efficiently as you can.
Self Employed or Construction
Legislative changes can mean agencies are increasingly reluctant to engage workers classifying themselves as self-employed or using the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).
In our experience, many former CIS workers can enjoy not only the improved security and benefits of employment through an Umbrella Company but also an enhanced net pay.
Whether you’re facing overseas travel and accommodation costs or compulsory training, it's likely that you’ll need an umbrella solution with a comprehensive expenses policy.
In a fast paced industry, we’ll get you signed up with an umbrella solution or Limited company that’s right for you. You’ll up and running and ready to work as soon as possible.
Contractors in IT have been using umbrella solutions for years, ever since the introduction of IR35.
Today, using an umbrella company is easier than ever with sophisticated online portals, giving them 24/7 access to submit expenses and interrogate their personal accounts without the need to call in.
Of course, most umbrella companies still have account managers that are always on hand when you need some human intervention.
Using an umbrella company is the perfect option Contractors, contingent workers or auxiliaries. The rules for off-payroll in the public sector changes the responsibility for assessing whether IR35 applies from the PSC (Personal Service Company) to the public authority.
Many public authorities have taken a blanket “catch-all” approach making a limited company option (PSC) far less appealing.