The perfect payroll partner

Welcome to Umbrella Link, we are a leading umbrella payroll service for contractors, freelancers and temporary staff. Get started with us today.

We're the missing link!

As a contractor you will most likely find work through a recruitment agency and be required to find a suitable way to get paid for your contract.

We’re the missing link! We work closely with your agency and manage the payroll and administrational burden involved in contracting. Our umbrella service is the quickest way to get paid.

Experienced Team

Our team will explain the process and walk you through your registration.

Ongoing Support

Our team will check in with you and are available to answer any questions

Easy Registration

Our registration process is simple and can be completed digitally to get you onboarded as quickly as possible.

Faster Payments

We wont keep you waiting. Our advanced payroll software allows us to get you paid the same day we receive funds.


You will be enrolled into our workplace pension scheme after 12 weeks. You will have the option to opt out or opt in sooner.

Sick Pay

Just like a permanent employee, you are entitled to statutory sick pay if due to illness you find yourself unable to work.

Holiday Pay

You are entitled to Holiday pay. You can choose to have this on an accrued basis or advanced each time you are paid


As an employee of Umbrella Link you are covered by our public liability, professional indemnity and employers liability insurance.

I am a contractor

If you are new to contracting, and have been previously employed or worked via a Limited Company you may be unfamiliar with the term Umbrella payroll. Either way if you are now taking contract work through an agency, Umbrella is the simplest and quickest way to get you paid.

I work for an agency

We work with a recruitment agencies across multiple industry sectors. As the perfect payroll partner, we promise to ensure your candidates are walked through our service options and registration process as quickly as possible and our team will keep you informed at every stage.

Join in just a few quick steps

We have streamlined registration to make joining as quick and simple as possible.


Welcome Chat

We will talk you through the service, processes, benefits and find out if our service is suitable for your contract.


Registration Forms

We will send you a registration form, contract of employment and request the upload of your ID and right to work documents.


Your Agency

We will contact your agency and confirm your assignment. We will provide our details and agree business terms.

Still unsure if Umbrella Link is the right fit?

If you have questions about our umbrella service and how it works, why not call our friendly team today and they will explain everything for you.

Industry sectors

We work with contractors and agencies across multiple industry sectors.


IT & Security


Health Care