STERLING UMBRELLA ENABLES CONTRACTORS TO CLAIM BACK LEGITIMATE BUSINESS RELATED EXPENSES THUS MAXIMISING THEIR INCOME. THEY ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF BEING AN EMPLOYEE WHILST KEEPING THE FLEXIBILITY OF CONTRACTING.



For agencies employing a contractor on a temporary basis, there are certain employment responsibilities. By outsourcing labour from Sterling Umbrella, the liabilities and administration of PAYE, holiday pay and sick pay are undertaken by Sterling Umbrella, removing the burden from the agency. Also, as the contractor is a Sterling Umbrella employee, the Human Resources and Health & Safety departments will assume responsibility of these areas, safeguarding the welfare of the contractor.

BENEFITS TO CONTRACTORS;

  • The ability to claim back business related expenses, such as travel and subsistence whilst on assignment.
  • The security of being employed and the advantages this brings (holiday pay, SSP, insurances) but with the flexibility of contracting.
  • Through being an employee and not in business on own account there is no burden of producing financial paper work or calculating tax liabilities.
  • The support of Human Resources and Health & Safety departments.
  • Personal accident cover to compensate for periods when unable to work due to an accident on assignment.
  • Continuous employment which improves credit status.
  • SMS update service for both payment and receipt of expenses.

BENEFITS TO AGENCIES;

  • The opportunity to increase revenue by outsourcing labour.
  • Assurance that all legal obligations are met.
  • Reduction in administrative requirements.
  • Human Resources support, AWR guidance and Health & Safety assistance saving time and money.
  • Comprehensive insurance cover potentially reducing agency premiums.
  • Confidence that contractors are paid on time.