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  1. It will probably depend on how they have their...

    It will probably depend on how they have their system set up in order to be able to calculate it, that said they should be able to do 20% from the gross income / invoice value.
  2. Blushing now, but thank you to all! :smile Hi...

    Blushing now, but thank you to all! :smile

    Hi sabros123, happy to talk you through things so you can make your own "educated" decision :smile If you would like me to call at a convenient time,...
  3. As long as you have the receipts to prove the...

    As long as you have the receipts to prove the full amount has actually been incurred and the client agrees to pay you for them, then yes, these should be reimbursed to you in full :smile
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    I'm not sure there is anything you can do to take...

    I'm not sure there is anything you can do to take this "further" sorry to say. An employer does not have to furlough anyone, it is at their discretion unfortunately. It has to be an agreement between...
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    First of all, no employer HAS to furlough an...

    First of all, no employer HAS to furlough an employee. It has been put in place so that hopefully when we come out of the other side of this that people can return to their jobs. So I think they are...
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    All down to the date the monies were paid by the...

    All down to the date the monies were paid by the umbrella as you suspected :smile
  7. Every umbrella should be netting you the same...

    Every umbrella should be netting you the same take home pay, so if you want to get the best value for money pick up the phone and make sure you get the right feeling from the company you want to...
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    Also assists with pension, as auto enrolment can...

    Also assists with pension, as auto enrolment can be based as a percentage of the basic, then the contractor can choose if they wish to increase that (although some umbrella's dont offer this option).
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    :tumble:
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    First of all this is an FCSA Accredited company,...

    First of all this is an FCSA Accredited company, so may be worth going straight to the FCSA to see what their stance is on it :tumble: It is also down to any individual business to decide if they...
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    Write a letter requesting immediate payment then...

    Write a letter requesting immediate payment then propose employment tribunal for unpaid wages. They should not be withholding funds to you, we have a legal obligation to release funds upon receipt...
  12. Wow! Although that said it could be the case that...

    Wow! Although that said it could be the case that the original brolly was not actually charging enough to cover costs so they have brought it into line with the other company. Morally... probably...
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    :hug: thanking you. Happy to help if you want...

    :hug: thanking you.

    Happy to help if you want me to talk you through things and make sure you know exactly what you are getting.
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    And yet under the False Self Employment...

    And yet under the False Self Employment Legislation then if using an agency you cannot be self-employed! Classic!
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    If you had chosen to accrue holiday pay, then any...

    If you had chosen to accrue holiday pay, then any funds held as holiday should be repaid at the payroll year end - simple as! Sorry bit too late to the party as it has been paid back, but hopefully...
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    From what I can ascertain, you are only an...

    From what I can ascertain, you are only an employee if you had engaged with an umbrella company due to being determined as inside IR35, if you walked from the role then you are unemployed. If you...
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    Bit harsh! not ALL companies are dragging their...

    Bit harsh! not ALL companies are dragging their heels, some are still managing to keep everyone happy :wave:
  18. The amount paid to the pension should all be done...

    The amount paid to the pension should all be done via salary sacrifice, so you will be gaining the advantage as it reduces tax and both NI figures which would come out of the amount received from...
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    :eek: sorry hadn't noticed!

    :eek: sorry hadn't noticed!
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    Is that just to shut NorthernLad up :rollin: ...

    Is that just to shut NorthernLad up :rollin:

    With the actual point in question, firstly if you have a decent brolly they should be able to explain it with no issues (just saying)!

    Secondly...
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    Thanks Andy that is much appreciated :hug:

    Thanks Andy that is much appreciated :hug:
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    Love the thinking but loads of technicalities...

    Love the thinking but loads of technicalities with the contract of employment on that front :tired
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    :hug: Thank you, you lot are awesome, but it is...

    :hug: Thank you, you lot are awesome, but it is live numbers that are being payrolled. Just hoping that some of the agencies see the light and risk they are putting contractors at by putting them all...
  24. :laugh Think I may have to retrain as a divorce...

    :laugh Think I may have to retrain as a divorce lawyer or a midwife now!
  25. That's ok they will probably have zero value soon!

    That's ok they will probably have zero value soon!
  26. How to knock a woman when she’s down :ladybags:

    How to knock a woman when she’s down :ladybags:
  27. Soon it will become valuable you know and Eek...

    Soon it will become valuable you know and Eek will be laughing!
  28. Lol who said working via an umbrella company was...

    Lol who said working via an umbrella company was a $*** idea? :wink
    Just need more "clarity" and I will be right back to you all!
  29. It definitely is in the detail! In order to be...

    It definitely is in the detail! In order to be eligible the employee must be "furloughed" and not completing any work at home, yet the umbrella cannot guarantee that there will be work at the end of...
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    PAYE on £460 per day nets you £6,165.62 per...

    PAYE on £460 per day nets you £6,165.62 per month, but Eek is right the pension would help put you under the £100k threshold if you can justify it. If your income over £100,000, then your Personal...
  31. Sticky: No, Employers NI is calculated based on taxable...

    No, Employers NI is calculated based on taxable salary not your gross contract rate, and to get to your taxable salary you need to know the Employers NI, so it is a bit of "payroll magic" to do the...
  32. Sticky: Hi SDR, Clarity does look at a 1250L M1 figure...

    Hi SDR,
    Clarity does look at a 1250L M1 figure so one tax free allowance. However I cannot see that this can be taken into account on the Listentotaxman site, therefore will predict earnings for...
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    No surprise that there is no mention to...

    No surprise that there is no mention to regulation of umbrella companies! Living in hope! :tired
  34. I don't have an issue with agency choosing who...

    I don't have an issue with agency choosing who they want to work with, I do have an issue when they simply refuse to do due diligence on a company, relying on accreditation.
  35. If they are chargeable expenses and the client...

    If they are chargeable expenses and the client has reimbursed them in full, regardless of what they are, then you should receive the money back in full.
  36. The FCSA accreditation is a simple way for the...

    The FCSA accreditation is a simple way for the agencies / end clients to assume compliance with HMRC guidance. Nowadays I can guarantee that the number of compliance questionnaires received by...
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    :tumble:

    :tumble:
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    Thanks :wink

    Thanks :wink
  39. I have the question posed with a senior...

    I have the question posed with a senior employment lawyer at present, so will let you know the outcome too :happy
  40. Be interesting to see if this is the case, I have...

    Be interesting to see if this is the case, I have seen others who have been told that and then have ended up not being able to. :tired
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    Yep - ad-hoc payments and more than likely manual...

    Yep - ad-hoc payments and more than likely manual payments rather than DDs :smile
  42. Umbrella is an expensive, numbers game - in order...

    Umbrella is an expensive, numbers game - in order to be compliant it costs, that's just fact!

    Those charging minimal figures either have thousands of contractors on their books, or it is smaller...
  43. The simple thing you need to do is to check with...

    The simple thing you need to do is to check with your pension provider first; ideally they need to accept adhoc, non dd payments from the employer, not on a set date, not with a set amount - then you...
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    Undoubtedly! Probably HMRC approved too :tongue ...

    Undoubtedly! Probably HMRC approved too :tongue

    (and in case HMRC are watching that was a joke, we all know you don't approve anyone or anything, although maybe you should when it comes to...
  45. Simple - employed for tax purposes (sorry :tired)...

    Simple - employed for tax purposes (sorry :tired)



    You are employed if using an umbrella and outside you can continue to work through your Ltd company (in theory)

    Oh and as an aside workign...
  46. You will probably end up with the same issue with...

    You will probably end up with the same issue with any umbrella - if you think about the umbrella cannot guarantee when they will receive funds so they are highly unlikely to engage with any provider...
  47. Appreciate the thought :wink

    Appreciate the thought :wink
  48. Seems ridiculous unless you are asking for some...

    Seems ridiculous unless you are asking for some ridiculous calculation with pension, tax code, student loan, GAYE (and yes Northern Lad, I said GAYE!).

    It has to be down to the simple hard sales...
  49. In simple pensions and pensions only! I believe...

    In simple pensions and pensions only! I believe their code of conduct states they cannot do any kind of "tax planning".
  50. The big ones now definitely do - the...

    The big ones now definitely do - the monopolisation in the industry is making sure they do!
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