Working with Agencies

We work with hundreds of agencies across the country and our success as a business stems from our “keep it simple” ethos. We like to keep things simple for contractors and our agency partners. Our partner agencies tell us that they like:

Prompt set up for contractors

We can onboard a new employee and have umbrella contracts put in place the same day with compliance checks/documents emailed over immediately. Many times have we had everything in place ready for contractors to start on site the next day… and even same day in some cases!

Building relationships

We don’t have call centres, 1,000’s of staff or generic email addresses with 3 days response times. We are a team of 50 who have been doing this for a long time. The team is headed up by the three owners of the business
who are qualified accountants and involved in the business day to day. Agencies and the contractors can be assured of an unpressured approach. We don’t have a pushy sales team trying to force people down one route or another to suit us….just the best advice for the contractor. Once set up a partner will travel to meet the contractor for a coffee and a face to face tax planning and introductory meeting. We’ve done this since day 1 and we’re the only contractor specialist accountants to do this.


We don’t offer fancy tax planning schemes, dodgy offshore trusts or employee loan schemes. We’re proper accountants with FCSA accreditation. Traditional and genuine tax planning generates just as good take home pay in most situations and everyone can sleep easy at night! Our team have qualifications including ACCA, ICAEW, AAT, ATT and CTA.

Customer Service

We value the relationships we build with our clients and because of our personable approach our clients stay with us for the long term.


Not many Umbrella Companies publish their fees but we do. Again a simple approach – it’s £79.50 for monthly paid contractors and £21 for weekly paid contractors. We also offer a fixed fee service for Ltd company clients, including an umbrella service, so contractors can keep everything in one place if they also use Ltd.

We believe we’ve built and continue to grow a service for contractors that both agencies and contractors themselves are pleased to recommend. The majority of our clients still come through recommendation!

If you’d like to discuss how we can help you and your contractors then please contact us on 01962 867550 or email

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