Online accounting for umbrella contractors

Not sure which company type to choose?

Looking for a hassle-free umbrella service? We pay you promptly for your work and look after all the tax and admin, leaving you to do what you do best. Whether you’re setting up as a new umbrella contractor, or looking to switch accountants, we’ve got the tools and expertise you need.

For a free phone consultation call us on 0333 311 0800.

Umbrella service for contractors

If you're taking on a short-term contract or just looking to try out the world of contracting, operating through an umbrella company can be an easy option.

Our umbrella service for contractors is beautifully simple. We take care of all your tax responsibilities and make sure you get paid regularly, leaving you to concentrate on your contracting work.

Not sure about the best business structure for you? Use our tool to find out whether trading as a limited company, a sole trader, or working through an umbrella service is right for your business:

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See how much you could earn.

  • Tax and compliance

    We'll make sure all your tax and National Insurance contributions are taken care of, giving you more time to focus on what you do best.

  • Prompt payments

    With our weekly and monthly payment schedules, we'll make sure you're paid on time, every time. All you need to do is submit your timesheets.

  • Insurance

    As a Crunch Umbrella employee, you'll automatically be covered for public liability, employers' liability and professional indemnity.

Hi! I'm Clare, umbrella contractor

Crunch helps me be more productive

  • I always get paid on time
  • My tax responsibilities are taken care of
  • I can concentrate on contracting

The best accounting advice

Our expert team are on hand to help you choose the right service

We understand that it can be difficult deciding on an umbrella service or whether or not to switch accountants, but at Crunch, we'll offer you fair, unbiased advice on what's best for you.

Our expert umbrella accountants at Crunch

With a variety of accreditations and different professional backgrounds, our accountants are passionate about helping your business.

Robert Grant

Head of Accounting at Crunch

Dillis Qin

Accounting Services Manager at Crunch

Lucinda Watkinson

Deputy Head of Accounting at Crunch

Our Accreditations

You can feel safe in the knowledge that we are experts in our field.

Our accountants have a range of qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). They follow the bye-laws, regulations and ethical guidelines of the ACCA and we are an ACCA accredited employer. We are also accredited by Professional Passport for our accountancy service and our umbrella service.

Interested in our umbrella contractor accounting?

We can help you from £19.50+VAT a week.
Call us now on 0333 311 0800 for a free consultation.

Not quite ready for umbrella accountancy with Crunch?

Get access to a comprehensive range of free resources including our invoice generator, business guides and letter templates. You’ll be the first to know about upcoming networking events, and we’ll also keep you updated on the latest news affecting the self-employed.