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When am I exempt from IR35?

When the Off-Payroll Working rules changed on the 6th April 2021, it sparked confusion amongst contractors, with many wondering if they would still able to provide their services through a limited company or not. Here’s the latest information from HMRC regarding the rules, who they apply to and the cases in which you might be exempt.
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Can I work from home when isolating from Covid-19?

Covid-19 has most likely been the most talked about subject for the last 12 + months’ and we continue to receive a number of enquiries on a daily basis, in particular whether employees have the right to work from home whilst isolating or caring for someone who is.
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Following Brexit, can I work in the UK if I’m not a citizen?

The short answer is yes, however it’s a little more complex since Brexit. If a current employee is an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, they are required by law to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living and working in the UK after 30 June 2021.
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How does the umbrella margin work?

We're often asked a number of questions, including how the umbrella margin works and when it's charged.
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Can I pay into a pension scheme when employed by a payroll umbrella company?

As a specialist payroll umbrella company for interim managers, board and management level consultants and senior independent professionals, we speak to many individuals who are looking ahead to retirement.
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Can I be furloughed when employed by a payroll umbrella company?

The Coronavirus pandemic has rocked many industries and we’re often asked whether umbrella employees are treated any differently to regular employees regarding the Job Retention Scheme.
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IR35: How can a payroll umbrella company help me?

I am a contractor and I have been told my role is within IR35. What options do I have?
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Coronavirus update: IR35 legislation changes in the Private Sector delayed to April 2021

It was announced on 17th March that the reforms to IR35/Off-Payroll Working rules in the Private Sector are to be pushed back for a further 12 months to 6th April 2021.
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Our Digital Handbook

We have produced this free and useful guide to working through a payroll umbrella company, with the aim to help you understand the benefits Competex Pro can offer you as a contractor, interim manager or consultant.


“I was really impressed with the fast, efficient and streamlined application process at Competex Pro having used many umbrella’s over my years contracting this is certainly the best.”

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