Umbrella company ABC Portage
There are many advantages of working from home, and we can name a few. Forgetting about the traffic stress is one of them, or what about saving money from not having lunch outside everyday? Maybe you want to expand your professional options with clients from different countries or perhaps your current job is not satisfying enough.
If you are thinking of joining this lifestyle, you are probably deciding among the available options. For instance, setting your own company. This would be a risky move, since you would have to live from your savings for a while before starting to gain recognition and a good client base. Besides, you would have to become an expert in business administration or hire the services of an agency to help you with the payment of legal obligations, client’s bills and many other paperwork.
Being a freelancer on your own is not very different because you will still have to deal with these problems. However, freelancing in combination with a traditional employee scheme, could be the answer. Umbrella companies are exactly that. It is an innovative concept that allows the professionist to keep the perks of being a freelancer while having the stability of an employee.
Nowadays, freelancers can approach any market with confidence as this way of collaboration has become more popular and represents a convenient strategy for firms. But the freelancer usually feels trapped in uncertainty, especially when it comes to receive the payment. Umbrella companies guarantee it does not happen, acting as a channel between the consultant and the business customer.
Umbrella companies deal with:
- Payment of consultant’s salary.
- Contracts and agreements.
- Paperwork (such as taxes handling).
They make sure the process is efficient, quick and transparent. When you subscribe to this model, you can be sure that you are protected by the work legislation and that you are keeping the rights such as social coverage. The umbrella company is responsible before the authorities for your taxes and you don’t have to worry about these contributions.
- Pros for companies
- ABC Portage will handle the administrative work
- Working from home or anywhere else
- Having own schedule
- Earning as much as wanted, according to number of projects and your negotiations
- Guaranteed payment
- You negotiate your working conditions
- Gaining experience in varied assignments
- Employee benefits
- Interesting projects from different clients
- Being own boss – no corporate rules
- Cons for companies
- It is not your own company
- Compatible with intellectual or administrative activities except regulated professions
- No direct human contact in your workplace
- No investment opportunity
About ABC Portage
You can rely on the services of ABC Portage, a recognized leader in the Freelance Administration industry with 14 years of experience. We provide services to French and foreign companies who want to hire specialists from France – 25% of our clients are internationally based.
We help companies to set up their personnel in France, which means great opportunities for all French professionals of all fields.
ABC Portage, born in 2004 and with more than 2,500 partner companies, was the fist portage company certified by Bureau Veritas as ISO 9001.