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Important Information

 

Key Information Document ‒ Umbrella

 

This document sets out key information about your relationship with us and the umbrella company or other intermediary used in your engagement, including details about pay, holiday entitlement and other benefits.

The Employment Agency Standards (EAS) Inspectorate is the government authority responsible for the enforcement of certain agency worker rights. You can raise a concern with them directly on 020 7215 5000 or through the ACAS helpline on 0300 123 1100, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

 

General Information

 

Umbrella company or other intermediary pay information

You are being employed by an umbrella company or other intermediary: a third-party organisation that will calculate your tax and other deductions and then pay you for the work undertaken for the hirer. We will still be finding you assignments.

The money earned on your assignments will be transferred to the umbrella company or other intermediary as part of their income. They will then pay you your wage. All the deductions made which affect your wage are listed below. If you have any queries about these please contact us.

Your payslip may show you as an employee of the umbrella company or other intermediary listed below.

 

Example pay

 

Conduct Regulations opt out

If you are supplied via an umbrella company or other intermediary, then both parties can opt out of being covered by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (the Conduct Regulations).
The opt out must be given in writing to the employment business by both the umbrella or other intermediary and the person being supplied to do the work. The employment business cannot encourage you to do this and it must be your own decision.

Agency workers placed in roles working with, or caring for, vulnerable persons cannot opt out of the Conduct Regulations.

This document is for information only and does not qualify as an agreement for opting out of the Conduct Regulations