Umbrella Services for Contractors & Freelancers

We make contracting straightforward and simple

Cloud9 Umbrella is led by industry experts with hands-on experience to make contracting transparent, easy, and compliant for all contractors, freelancers and agencies. We provide on-shore, compliant PAYE payroll and employment services and our team specialise in tax compliance, payroll, admin, client services, and HR. We work hard to provide a service you’ll love and are proud to offer our clients a market-leading, personal service. Having successfully supported thousands of happy contractors over the years, we are well equipped to take care of your needs.

Employee rewards & benefits

Through our benefit scheme, we provide you with different online and in-store offers, discounts and unlimited savings from top retail brands!

No sign-up or termination fees

There are no hidden costs with us – we don’t charge set up costs or exit fees!

Dedicated Contractor PA

We’re with you every step of the way. Whatever you need, your PA will be on hand to provide help, support, and assistance.

Fixed price structure

With our fixed margins, you always know how much you pay us, no matter what you’re earning! This covers all your employment insurances and admin costs too.

100% compliant

We undergo regular external audits and our accreditations by key industry bodies and regulators ensure we operate correctly within all Government legislation.

Payroll run twice a day

Our payroll is run twice a day, five days a week via Faster Payments. We process same-day payments and notify you as soon as your funds have been sent!

Free Consultation

We offer a free consultation with one of our industry experts, to give you the best possible advice on whether you’re suited for an umbrella model or PSC route.

Online portal

Keep track of your receipts whenever and wherever using our 24/7 online portal for self-assessment or P87.

Limited Company

Want help setting up or running your Limited company? Our partner firm, K&B Accountancy Group is what you’re looking for. For more information visit