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We want to make life as simple as possible for you.  We know your time is precious, which is why we use our experience and knowledge to guide you through your contracting career.

New to contracting?

We are here for you

We’ve helped thousands of contractors start their careers across every sector.  We are driven to exceed our employees and clients’ expectations by continuously providing excellent customer service on a one-to-one basis.  We have the UK’s flexible workforce in mind and committed to supporting you throughout your contracting career by not only providing professional customer care, but our expert team will also keep you abreast of the latest industry developments.

We offer both Umbrella and Limited Company options – we can help you decide which is best for you so you can get the correct balance between your workload and your takehome.

Your earnings

Customer care is one thing, but we know the importance of ensuring our clients and employees are paid quickly and correctly.

We work completely in accordance with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to effectively maximise your earnings by utilising legitimate business expenses and tax reliefs available.  We also take care of all deductions of PAYE and NIC plus factor in any VAT adjustments.  We pay your earnings by free same-day CHAPS meaning you receive your hard-earned wages that same afternoon – a service that many Umbrella providers charge for.

You are in safe hands

Once you become one of our valued employees, you will receive a full employment contract, meaning that all administration, insurances, employment rights and accounts are looked after.

SmartWork is a trusted member of both the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSco) and the Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA).  The FCSA Compliance Code, in particular, represents the highest standard of compliance within our industry and the stringent membership qualifications include a full assessment of our operations and processes by an independent auditor.  Membership ensures the minimum compliance risk for all of our employees.

Join today by completing our quick and easy online registration form or contacting one of our Business Managers who will be more than happy to advise you further.

“I can’t thank Smartwork enough for all its help and support during my time as a contractor; I can most certainly say that I would recommend Smartwork to anyone who is considering a contracting role and also to any of my friends”

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Umbrella & Limited Company Dual Service

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Umbrella Vs Limited

What is best for you? Weigh up the options with our handy comparison tool.

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Umbrella Services

The Umbrella option gives great flexibility and is the simplest vehicle to just work and get paid quickly.

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Accountancy Services

We offer a wide range of other services including our Limited company option.

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Want a handy reference to answer any queries you may have? Our SmartGuides are the place to start.

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A useful list of things you just might not have thought of yet as you take on your new role.

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Our Recommendation:

Based on the information provided, an Umbrella solution would be the best fit.  It offers flexibility for shorter term contracts and the minimum amount of administration.

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Based on the information provided, it is certainly worth chatting with one of our team.  An Umbrella or Limited Company option would be recommended based on your day rate and short term contract.

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Based on the information provided, a Limited Company vehicle would be recommended.  It provides the highest rate if retention and is ideal for those on higher day rates and long term contracts.

Contact us or request a call back now to discuss this further.

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