Your Smart Pay Employment

Our simple employment solution is here to make your working life better and allows you to enjoy more of the money you work hard for.

Our complete service has been developed to be fully in line with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (“HMRC”) requirements, so you can be sure that everything is completely compliant.

As our employee, we will provide you with an employment contract that allows you to work flexibly, whilst maintaining your ongoing employment status as a Smart Pay employee. Then,

  • We contract with your Agency or Client
  • You let us know your hours worked
  • We invoice your Agency or Client Company
  • Your Agency or Client Company pays us
  • As soon as we receive funds, we pay you
  • We’ll keep you fully up to date and can send you a text to let you know that you’ve been paid

As a Smart Pay employee it couldn’t be simpler. Please visit our online calculator to see how much better off you could be working with SmartPay Umbrella.

Key Benefits

As a Smart Pay employee you are fully covered by our complete insurance package at no cost to you, including Professional Indemnity, Employers and Public Liability. You can read more about our insurance in the Infohub.

Our margin on weekly invoices is just £27, this equals to approximately £16 after tax relief. Click here for more information. With Smart Pay there are no joining or leaving fees, no fees for processing expenses, or any other costs to you.

As our employee, we will process all your expenses and as you receive your pay under the PAYE system, we look after all of your taxes, leaving you more time to do the things you want to do.

You have full employee status and are entitled to receive the same statutory payments as every other employee i.e. sick pay, maternity pay, paternity pay and adoption pay.

In addition you are also entitled to holiday pay. Because we don’t believe in holding onto your money, we pay you the equivalent of 28 days holiday per year with each payment of wages that you receive. Your payslip will show the amount of holiday pay that is included with your payments.

We operate a Stakeholder pension, please contact us for further details on this.

We also provide you with access to your own online portal where you can quickly and simply submit your timesheets and expense claims and access all of your personal information when you want it 24/7.

Your Smart Pay employment is fully compliant with all legislation. Because, after deduction of your allowable expenses, you are paid under the PAYE system, you need have no concerns in relation to IR35, or any other legislation. You can read further information on legislation in the info hub.

Whether you are new to contracting or unhappy with your current provider, please get in touch with us so we can explain what we do, how it works and help you decide if it is the best choice for you.