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Recommending Parasol makes you Look good and your reputation look better.

Recruiters recommend the number one umbrella company that puts employees first

If you need to recommend an umbrella company to a contractor, you can do yourself a favour, too. That's because, by recommending Parasol, you're recommending the people who provided the longest period of furlough support, out of all umbrella companies throughout 2020. And that's only part of how we support the nation's workers.

Why more recruiters are choosing Parasol

As a recruiter, you know it can be tough for contractors. We know it's been one of the toughest times, ever - and that's why contractor support is in our DNA.

  • Home

    IR35 Hub: stay ahead,
    stay compliant

    Parasol's IR35 Hub provides an unrivalled level of support for recruitment agencies. With downloadable guides and resources, together with our Business Impact Tool, recruiters can not only stay compliant but actively add value to contractors.

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    QDos Contractor

    We're dedicated to supporting all stakeholders in the supply chain—no more so than recruitment agencies. That's why we've partnered with QDos to bring you the most extensive, trustworthy, IR35 Status Review Portal in the market.

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    Combining expertise with
    100% compliance

    With over 15 years' experience of developing in-depth, added-value support to contractors and recruiters, we work to the most demanding KPIs and make it our mission to continually improve our service.

  • Support provider

    The longest furlough
    support provider

    As well as absorbing the full cost of employer’s National Insurance (NI) and pension contributions for furloughed contractors, Parasol also topped up employees’ salaries - up to a maximum of £2,500 per month.

  • Support

    The right support at
    the right time

    We understand that when things don’t go according to plan or when contractors have a query, they could really do with some quick resolutions. That’s why our team is on hand from 8am-8pm Mon-Thurs, 8am-7pm on Fridays and 10am-4pm on Saturdays.

  • Payment


    We get it. Not all contractors are in it for the love. Money comes first. And that’s why we can not only run up to five payrolls per day, but we can also support contractors with same day payments, too.

  • Easier

    Making work

    Contractors have enough on their plates. That’s why we make life a whole lot easier with things like our online portal. Available 24/7, contractors can submit timesheets, claim expenses and track their pay. Easy.

  • Terms

    Terms to suit

    You know that no two contractors are the same. That’s why we take the time to listen and understand their needs. We’ll handle their admin, calculate their tax and NI, make sure they’re paid quickly and accurately—all whilst making sure they don’t fall foul of HMRC.

  • Person

    A good recruitment experience
    means loyalty to you

    Once a contractor experiences the Parasol difference, they won’t look back. And because, their working lives become easier, more profitable and in many cases, more productive, they won’t forget you, the recruiter who recommended us.

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What contractors say about Parasol

Requested a reference for the purpose of a mortgage application. SLA is usually 48 hrs. Melissa and Holly went the extra mile and bailed me out by producing it in 20 minutes. Great service.

Ian Ellison

Excellent services from Parasol as always. They are always available when needed. Highly recommended.

Prateek Pathak

Always supportive and responsive. Happily will recommend to any friends needing an umbrella service.

Betty B