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
  • Fast & Simple bank account setup


  • 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 Limited Accountancy Services, CIS and PAYE Umbrella Solutions. We understand one size doesn’t fit all & will help your candidates decide what's best for them.

Why work with us?

  • 100% focus on compliance. Professional Passport, APSCo Affiliated & 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

We offer services to individuals and companies facing financial or operational uncertainty.

Are you an individual drowning in debt or struggling to manage your finances? If you owe more than £4,000 to your unsecured creditors and can afford at least £70 per month then you may be eligible for an IVA administered by Umbrella.

Do you manage or own a company that cannot afford to pay its debts as and when they fall due? Do your liabilities exceed your assets?

If so, then we can offer professional and ethical advice on all available options which may include Company Voluntary Arrangements and Administration if there is a viable business going forward or Liquidation if this is not the case.

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Looking for the Best Umbrella Company? Please see some of our Umbrella Company Reviews:
  • Emma is definitely an asset to the company and in more than one occasion she has proven to be efficient, prompt and patient in my regards, and I'm sure in anyone else's. Thanks again and best regards. Michael C (August 2016)
  • In the short time I was contracting, Umbrella helped with a lot of unknown things and I would highly recommend the organisation to many of my friends who may be starting out in the contracting game. Simon M (June 2016)
  • You may not know just how much of a relief this is for me. Thank you so much for all your invaluable help. I felt very supported. Joanne P (August 2016)
  • I would like to thank you and your colleagues for all the advice, guidance, assistance and hard work you have provided to, and on behalf of my company over the last 3 years. Mark H (August 2016)
  • I found the best umbrella company and even recommended them to my sister. I would highly recommend using their service. Amanda E - Reed Global (June 2016)
  • Exceptional customer service. Very quick and prompt. A genuine sense of concern and effort to explain and rectify issues. A company worth recommending at all times.It is clear people like their jobs and an excellent sense of sincerity expressed in emails and phone conversations Vanessa Q - James Andrews (July 2016).
  • Oscar and the team at Umbrella are simple and efficient. They are quick to respond to candidates and myself no matter how big or small the issue is. Their payroll process is smooth and runs like clockwork. I cannot honestly find a time when I have had an issue with umbrella and their services. Nathan S – Consultant DRC Locums (July 2016)
  • Hello Everyone…I hope your are all well…just to let you know I am leaving BBL/4sw on the 9th September and would like to say thanks for helping so much with getting the temps paid and I will put in a good word with my new company about your services. Julie S - BBL payroll manager (August 2016).


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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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