Compliant Umbrella Solutions for Contractors
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24/7 Online Portal
Open until 7pm & 1pm on Saturday
Daily Payroll & Friday Payments
Compliant Payment Solutions for Agencies
Professional Passport audited, FCSA Associates & APSCO Affiliated
Expert advice on a choice of Limited & Umbrella solutions
Focus on compliance to keep you & your clients safe
With over 20 years experience, we’re here to stay
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Limited Company Contractors
Fast set up within 24 hours
Low cost fixed monthly fee
Award winning FreeAgent or Xero software
Unlimited accountancy advice & help
tick.png provides best value and compliant umbrella, accountancy and financial services to contractors and freelancers. We connect your financial needs and help make your money work smarter.

Over 40,000 contractors have already benefited from our 25 years specialist experience and unbeatable service.


  • Free company incorporation
  • No joining or leaving fees
  • Free accountancy software
  • Rewards scheme for discount shopping


  • 100% focus on compliance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Same day payments
  • Easy sign up in minutes


  • Enjoy financial flexibility
  • No joining or set up fees
  • Money in your pocket for the weekend

We offer both Limited Accountancy Services and PAYE Umbrella Solutions. We understand one size doesn’t fit all, and so help your contractors decide what’s best.

Why work with us?

  • 100% focus on compliance. Audited by Professional Passport, APSCo Affiliated and an FCSA Trade Member
  • Experienced account managers, here to support you with first class service
  • Preferred suppliers for some of the UK’s largest recruitment agencies
  • We offer clients Award winning accountancy software
  • 24/7 access to our easy to use online portals
  • Multiple daily payroll runs ensure your contractors get paid on time
  • £20m comprehensive insurance package
  • Rewards scheme offering exclusive shopping discounts

Our new Corporate Rescue and Personal Insolvency Department offers an important debt management service to limited companies, as well as individuals, sole traders and self-employed people.

For insolvent limited companies that are struggling to repay their debts, we can draw up and negotiate Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) to keep creditors happy and help businesses to continue operating.

Individuals, sole traders and self-employed people who are struggling to repay three or more unsecured debts will be able to access our Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) services. 

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Looking for the Best Umbrella Company? Please see some of our Umbrella Company Reviews:
  • My special thanks goes to Hannah Langton my account manager, she was very supportive and assisted me through all the questions I had during the business course. I also thank the all EXPENSES TEAM who have done a good job for the past 5 months. Madalena L (October 2015)
  • I found the service provided to be outstanding….I would definitely use this service again, it is a shame I had to change, not only because of the admin caused but also since I am familiar with your procedures and found them simple to use. Steven R (February 2015)
  • Nice working with you and hope Amy lives up to the service expectations you have set for me. Thanks for all your help over the past few months. Keith R (September 2015)
  • I applied for a new mortgage during the time I was with Umbrella and Sarah was extremely supportive in providing all relevant documents and speaking with my mortgage advisor Dawn E (January 2015)
  • Thank you very much for your collaboration and I am glad that I had the privilege to work with you and with Mihaela C (August 2015)
  • Over the 11 week period that I was involved with Umbrella, the experience was extremely efficient and at no time did I have any problems in regards to getting paid. Thank you for all the help. Stephen M (August 2015)
  • All staff and in particular Annie have been amazing. Annie's efficiency is exemplary - my email of today responded to by return. Angela G (August 2015)


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Umbrella provide a good value & compliant Umbrella Company Service, Limited Company Accountancy Services and Payroll Services to over 3,000 contractors, freelancers & Small/Medium Sized Businesses. We are adaptable and flexible to meet a recruitment agency's needs and operational processes ensuring contractors are paid accurately, on time, every time.

We are one of UK’s largest umbrella companies and contractor accountants. As a Professional Passport approved member, FCSA Associate &  an APSCo affiliate member and approved service provider we are subject to an annual external compliance review. FreeAgent Accountants.

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