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We’ve specialised in the temporary employment market since 1992. We know what we’re doing. And all that hard work wins awards. We've been independently voted Best Umbrella Company by readers of Contractor UK – five times.

So, what can you expect from us? Our long-established umbrella is giant strongbox. Here, you become a direct employee of giant. We provide a market-leading employment package which includes:

•  excellent remuneration
•  reimbursement of approved business expenses
•  basic pay against approved timesheets – even when we’re not paid
•  statutory pay (holiday, sickness, parental leave) during and between   
•  guarantee of at least 336 hours of work on assignment over a year
•  7 hours Gap Pay at basic rate and holiday pay per week between assignments
•  same-day Faster Payments
•  salary advances (subject to conditions)
•  access to HR support and advice via your own Employment Support Officer
•  an exclusive discounted shopping scheme where employees can save as much as £1000 a year.

As a giant employee, you have the flexibility to work in a variety of job roles, companies and industries to support your career development and aspirations.

Our exclusive employee discount and reward scheme giant advantage is automatically available two weeks after joining us. You can save as much as £1,000 a year, thanks to special deals and discounts on more than 2,000 top brands. You're also offered a healthcare plan and Scottish Widows personal pension plan - both optional but great benefits to have.

Joining giant is easy and fast. All our employees get their own Employee Support Officer, online and on the phone. You have a 24:7 online employee portal for maximum ease and efficiency. You can track your payments, payslips and assignment history. You'll receive email or text alerts to tell you the vital statistics - like when you'll be paid and how much. You can update your details, communicate with us whenever it suits you, and lots more besides.

All this is backed up by giant's £20m corporate insurance package, with £10m Employer's Liability, £5m Professional Indemnity and £5m Public Liability for any one claim. We have expertise in all recruitment sectors. If your skills are in IT, finance, health, education, transportation, engineering or any other area, giant is your umbrella employer of choice.