Beware the short-term appeal of the tax ‘umbrella’
Alison Moore Freelance health journalist
Being paid through a third-party company may seem attractive, but it is a risky arrangement you may well come to regret
Agency nurses working in the NHS have been having a tough time recently. As well as caps on how much they are paid, they are increasingly being caught by regulations that mean they have to pay tax as if they are an employee and cannot offset expenses, such as travelling to work, against tax.
Nursing Standard. 32, 21,38-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.21.38.s32