Umbrella companies – why labour supply chain due diligence is essential

Robert Woodward looks at umbrella companies and the risks for end clients of their non-compliance.

With the rise of flexible working, partly in response to changes in tax and employment law legislation, there have been changes in how organisations are resourcing their people. Consequentially, there has been a growth in more non-traditional worker models for organisations to contract with workers. This has meant the usual, well-established PAYE/NIC obligations for an organisation employing its employees have become more complicated.