Based on the enquiries we receive by telephone; we have made a list of answers to our most frequently asked questions. This article covers questions about our company.

Q: What does your umbrella company offer?

A: Working through Global Challenge Umbrella Services gives you a wide range of benefits, including:

Registering with us – The application process is quick and easy: you can choose between making an online application and a telephone assisted one

Prompt payments – Once we receive payment from your agency, we pay you promptly the same day, usually within an hour

Text notifications – We send out text notifications to the phone number held on our records when we receive remittances from your agency which tells you how much we are expecting advising of any expenses being added and also when we pay you

Competitive, flat rate costs for service – we charge on a weekly basis no matter how many different agencies you work with or how many times your agencies pay (we only charge you when you work)

For more reasons why you should sign up with us, read our article titled “Why GCUS?“.

Q: Are you insured?

A: We offer Professional indemnity (£5 Million), Public liability insurance (£5 Million) and Employee’s liability insurance (£10 Million).

Q: Do you pay sick and maternity leave?

A: We provide statutory rights for our employees, subject to HMRC requirements. You’ll find more information about this in an article we’ve written titled “Employee Benefits“.

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