Meet the Senior Team at umbrella.co.uk

Umbrella.co.uk provides industry leading umbrella payroll and accountancy services.  The company has been built on an ethical approach to the provision of services to all our customers regardless of whether they are with us for the short or long-term.

Our senior team bring to the table extensive experience in developing and running organisations, building strategy for companies and customer experiences and leading and managing growth and change.

Our customers are the lifeblood of our business, and as such every member of the senior team is constantly striving to ensure that your experience of Umbrella.co.uk is what you would expect from a first-class service provider.  They are all hands-on and enjoy leading teams which are committed maintaining and improving customer satisfaction. If we fall below our high standards we expect to hear from you!

Nicholas Holmes
Nicholas Holmes
CEO
Miles Grady
Partner
Miles is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He has over 25 years’ accountancy experience. 
 
Miles has worked in the finance sector at companies including KPMG, TSB, Mazars and CIS before co-founding One Advice, one of the UK’s largest debt solutions businesses. During his career he has gained extensive experience in compliance, financial advice and the importance of delivering an excellent customer service.
 
In 2009 he helped set-up Umbrella.co.uk which now specialises in accountancy services ranging from IVA’s, cloud accounting, taxation and support for contractors and freelancers. Umbrella Accountants has over 1,200 accountancy clients.
Andrew Kilmartin
Andrew Kilmartin
Director
Jon Biddle
Jon Biddle
Group Chief Operations Officer

Jonathon joined Umbrella in 2009 having previously run his own Contract recruitment business and has helped grow the business to its current level. He is a qualified Payroll Practitioner and Prince 2 certified. Jonathon oversees the Group Operations. Outside of work Jonathon is a keen cyclist spending his weekends touring around the Cheshire plains.

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Peter Langham
Customer Services Director

Peter has been with Umbrella since the company started.  His previous experience of providing customer services comes from 20+ years in the Public Sector and a similar role with another major supplier of contractor solutions.  His responsibility is for the Customer Services and Welcome teams.

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Neil Armitage
Neil Armitage
Operations Director
Neil joined us in 2013 from being Operations Finance Manager for one of the UK’s  largest Employment Services Providers which deals with over 8,000 contractors and 5,000 contractor companies. He brings over 25 years managerial experience in the Finance and IT sector. Neil oversees all operations on a day to day basis along with strategic planning and directing the development of the Portal.
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Dexter Dyer
Sales Director

Dexter, our Sales Director, joined Umbrella.co.uk in 2011. Dexter is responsible for the whole of business development, managing all the sales teams across both our Head Office in Wilmslow and London office.

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