Ensure you are using our correct postal address!

Gabem’s postal address is: Gabem Management Limited PO Box 83 Petworth West Sussex GU28 8BD Please ensure you use this address for postal expense claims and any other correspondence. We are still getting a lot of redirected mail from our former address at Waterside. Mail will not be redirected for very much longer so this […]
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Umbrella Jargon Buster needs you!!!

As part of our commitment to being a “Straight Talking” Umbrella Company, we will be running a series of posts to clarify the frequently used terminology and (often baffling) acronyms that get bandied around the Umbrella sector. We will also aim to dispel common misconceptions that abound in the industry.
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HMRC Intermediaries Reporting- first deadline looming!

All of our agency partners will be aware that, as  employment intermediaries, they must now report details of all workers they place where they don’t operate PAYE on their payments. The return will be a report (or reports) that must be sent to HMRC once every 3 months. Payments made from 6th April to 5th […]
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What does the “X” (or W1 / M1) after my tax code mean?

A  “W1 / M1” or just “X” suffix (such as 1060LX) on your tax code stands for Week 1 or Month 1. It indicates that HMRC has asked Gabem, as your employer, to operate your code on a non-cumulative basis. This means that your tax due will only be calculated on the payment being processed, […]
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Gabem signs up to the “Straight Talking” Umbrella Company Charter

All Umbrella Companies Are Equal- an unbiased resource for UK contractors and recruiters
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Rail Unions suspend strikes over Bank Holiday Weekend

Sky News has reported that planned walk-outs from 5pm on Monday 25th May have been put on hold after unions received a new offer from Network Rail this afternoon.  See more
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Calling all drivers!

From the 8th June 2015, the DVLA is abolishing the paper counterpart of the UK driving licence. Details previously printed on this portion of the licence, such as vehicle categories, endorsements and penalty points will be held online only. While the aim of this change is to simplify the system, one anticipated complication is that […]
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Compliance is King

As a preferred supplier to many key players in UK recruitment, we know that compliance is a high priority for our agency partners. In an industry beset by legislation changes, at Gabem we are committed to providing the most watertight Umbrella contracting possible. Changes in payroll practice and legislation is one key area we absolutely […]
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Take us where your contracts take you

If your assignment is coming to an end and you will soon be starting another temporary contract, you do not need to end your employment relationship with Gabem. Umbrella companies are specifically designed for workers who are on a series of fixed term assignments and because we work with 100s of agencies and commpanies throughout […]
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P60s

P60 forms for the 2014/15 tax year are now available for Gabem Umbrella employees. Just go the Documents section of the Gabem employee portal and you will be able to view, download and print your P60. Hard copies will also be posted out in due course. If your employment with Gabem ended during the 2014/15 […]
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