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Allison Gallagher Umbrella.co.uk July Employee of the Month
marketing | 5 August 2019
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Congratulations to Allison Gallagher, Finance & HR Manager, on winning July Umbrella.co.uk Employee of the Month.

Allison has been invaluable and hard working member of the team for 9 years.

“Well done to a very deserving winner!" Simon Pearson, Finance Director.

Alison Waterhouse Wins Umbrella.co.uk Employee of the Month
marketing | 17 October 2018
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“Alison Waterhouse joined umbrella.co.uk in February this year as a Key Account Manager. She has shown that she is very self-motivated and has quickly developed a fantastic ability to develop business.

In September we saw the end of the quarter and I am pleased to say she excelled by smashing her target.

Well done on a great quarter and winning September Employee of the Month!” Dexter Dyer, Sales Director.

HMRC Webinars CIS

HMRC have a series of webinars coming up for the benefit of contractors and subcontractors that use or want to use the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

A webinar is an hour long presentation that also allows those watching to participate in a questions and answers session.

Channel 4 dispatches

On Channel 4 Dispatches 19th January 2015 reporter Morland Sanders looked at lower paid workers in the UK. The episode was titled “Low Pay Britain”. It is available on catch-up for the next month.

editor | 4 December 2014
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Umbrella’s response to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

The 2014 Chancellor’s Autumn Statement has caused quite a stir amongst umbrella companies following the inclusion of the following paragraphs within the Autumn Statement’s main documents

Congratulations to Suzi Kinsella on winning May Employee of the Month
marketing | 3 June 2019
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Congratulations to Suzi Kinsella on winning May Umbrella.co.uk Employee of the Month.

"Well done to Suzi who is a much valued member of the Customer Services team both by her colleagues and our customers. Suzi sets a perfect example of excellent customer service for the rest of the team.

Everyone in the business knows they can leave anything in her very capable hands. Keep up the good work." Adam Connell, Customer Services Manager.

Congratulations to Rebeca Rivas - September employee of the month
marketing | 5 October 2017
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Umbrella.co.uk is delighted to announce that our Employee of the Month for September is our lovely Spanish Senorita, Rebeca Rivas!  Rebeca joined our Welcome Team 6 months ago and since then has made herself invaluable for her attention to detail, and very popular with our new customers!  Well done Rebeca!!

Why Introduced:

So HMRC can tackle Employment Intermediaries that use false self-employment and offshore locations to reduce taxes and avoid employment rights.

HMRC want to know amounts paid to workers supplied by the Employment Intermediary where PAYE has not been deducted.

welsh umbrella companies
editor | 13 January 2015
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It has been reported that following a successful campaign from UCATT, albeit completely inaccurate, Edwina Hart the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has now announced that the Government in Wales will amend contracts to ensure Umbrella Companies cannot be used for new Construction Contracts.

UCATT Umbrella

UCATT (Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians) have come in for criticism for their blanket policy of targeting umbrella companies and not understanding that it is actually the change in legislation that means many construction workers can no longer be treated as self-employed or paid through the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

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