Payroll made simple

Freelancers get paid on time with our one-stop,
hassle-free payment solution;

The benefits of Cogs+

No more IR35 dramas

Joining the Cogs+ platform means you will be completely IR35 compliant whether you are a Limited Company or PAYE.

No more chasing clients

With our dedicated account team, you can say goodbye to chasing clients for payment all this will be done for you.

No more unexpected tax

Whether you are a limited company or PAYE your tax will be deducted at the source removing any errors that can be made from personal tax calculations and any unexpected tax bills.

No more boring admin

By joining Cogs+ you will become part of the Cogs family which means you have access to Cogs’ resources, consultants, clients and projects. Submit your portfolio and find your next assignment via Cogs Agency.

How Cogs+ works

1. Sign up

It’s super easy - just sign our payroll contract. If you’re a non-Cogs contractor you will have to supply assignment details and ID.

2. Send weekly timesheet

Just make sure it’s been approved by your client’s accounts team.

3. Get paid

Kerrching! Sit back and relax as you receive your weekly payment with tax deducted at source.

Cogs+ vs. Umbrella Companies





Umbrella Company



Payment chased on your behalfYesNo
Limited company protection inside IR35YesNo
Ability to switch between PAYE and LTDYesNo
No hidden entry and exit feesYesNo
Acceptance of third party timesheetsYesNo
Same day response to enquiriesYesNo
Prompt payments with no delaysYesNo
Personal account managementYesNo

*Timesheets are free to Cogs Agency Contractors, £20 timesheet fee applies to external contractors

What’s my take home pay with Cogs+?

Day Rate

Take Home*











*based on basic tax rates

What our freelancers say

The service was seamless, and I was happy with the extra security and benefits of holiday pay, pension, and sick pay. I would recommend this service to anyone!

Programme Manager

My experience has been excellent. I am deeply grateful for making the process very straightforward. I highly recommend Cogs for their professionalism

Motion Designer

I really like the online systems you are using, it’s very efficient and handy. I would definitely recommend this service.

Motion Designer
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