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*rant* Umbrellas - FCSA members illustrations / calcs - 52 working weeks FFS

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  • eek
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    Originally posted by mjcp View Post
    Er, yes. That's the service I'm buying, and for £80-£120 a month, I want a slightly accurate illustration of what the net will be. Given the number of calls I had today from expensive* call centre sales people, all trying to convince me to use them / let them "source" the umbrella for me, there's clearly a battle for business.

    If your mate doesn't need me, name the business and I'll avoid it. (you might check with him/her first to see if their business really doesn't want forum business)


    *sales types, the are considerably more expensive than a simple online form... No?



    n.b. My accountant currently does the payroll twice a month already... and also does VAT monthly... and Y.E. accounts... with 2 x SAs too... for about the same. Why are umbrellas so expensive?

    M
    an umbrella has no money to do sales calls

    a scam umbrella (which would eventually result in a visit to the HMRC enquiries forum) has an awful lot of money to spend on such sales calls.

    be warned..

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  • BR14
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    my lips are sealed.

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  • GhostofTarbera
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    Originally posted by mjcp View Post
    Its been eye-opening to hear how many umbrella sellers are asking "FCSA" or non... and then offer variations of some sort of "tax planning" alternative... the mind boggles at the brass of these "people".

    M
    Zzzzzzz

    Who did you go with ?


    Sent from my iPhone using Contractor UK Forum

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  • mjcp
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    Its been eye-opening to hear how many umbrella sellers are asking "FCSA" or non... and then offer variations of some sort of "tax planning" alternative... the mind boggles at the brass of these "people".

    M

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  • mjcp
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    Originally posted by GhostofTarbera View Post

    ...they just don’t get what umbrellas do, for a tiny fee they process your payroll

    That’s all
    Er, yes. That's the service I'm buying, and for £80-£120 a month, I want a slightly accurate illustration of what the net will be. Given the number of calls I had today from expensive* call centre sales people, all trying to convince me to use them / let them "source" the umbrella for me, there's clearly a battle for business.

    If your mate doesn't need me, name the business and I'll avoid it. (you might check with him/her first to see if their business really doesn't want forum business)


    *sales types, the are considerably more expensive than a simple online form... No?



    n.b. My accountant currently does the payroll twice a month already... and also does VAT monthly... and Y.E. accounts... with 2 x SAs too... for about the same. Why are umbrellas so expensive?

    M

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by eek View Post
    You don't even live in Yorkshire - at least I'm on the correct side of the Pennines albeit 3 miles North of that godforsaken deludedly overconfident county...
    I'm just visiting. Cultural exchange like..



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  • eek
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    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post
    I spent hours translating it in to Yorkshire to meet accessibility and inclusion guidelines and I just get abuse.. Pffff
    You don't even live in Yorkshire - at least I'm on the correct side of the Pennines albeit 3 miles North of that godforsaken deludedly overconfident county...

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by lucyclarityumbrella View Post
    As if - you are from up t'north
    I spent hours translating it in to Yorkshire to meet accessibility and inclusion guidelines and I just get abuse.. Pffff

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  • lucyclarityumbrella
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    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post
    I got 50 quid from Lucy for helping with some spelling and grammar issues on the site. Have a chat to her in the online chat and see if the offer is still on.
    As if - you are from up t'north

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by GhostofTarbera View Post
    Do gay people pay extra tax?


    “no GAYE deductions”


    Sent from my iPhone using Contractor UK Forum
    I got 50 quid from Lucy for helping with some spelling and grammar issues on the site. Have a chat to her in the online chat and see if the offer is still on.

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