Please remember: For contract positions, you must be paid through either a limited or umbrella compan.
If you work through a limited company, you are free to set your rate at any level. We will pay your full hourly rate into your limited company bank account.
If you work through an umbrella company, please bear in mind that your take-home rate will have deductions for:
- Umbrella company fees (which vary, ask your umbrella company for guidance)
- Employers’ and Employees’ National Insurance. Currently employers’ national insurance is 13.8% and employees’ national insurance is 12%.
Please check out our earnings calculator for a demonstration of how much you will take home at different hourly rates.
Remember your rate must be above the Adults' National Minimum Wage of £6.08 per hour. To achieve this minimum wage, Candidates working through an umbrella company should set their hourly rate no lower than £7.50 per hour, to allow for holiday pay and employer's national insurance.
You can change your rate at any time from your homepage.
On your homepage, you can set a special charity discount on your usual hourly rate that will apply for charities and non-profit organisations.
Please bear in mind that your discounted rate cannot be lower than the national minimum wage.
Any Candidate offering a charity discount will have this icon next to their details on www.people4charity.com
last updated 31.07.12.12
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