Umbrella.co.uk pleased to announce partnership with SThree

2 March 2015

Umbrella.co.uk are pleased to announce being selected as one of the Approved Suppliers for SThree, one of the UK’s leading staffing services businesses.

SThree were formed in 1986 with just 4 staff but have achieved considerable success and growth to a position where they now operate from 45 offices in 18 different countries. Included in the SThree Group are UK recruitment businesses Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Orgtel, Huxley and Real Staffing Group.

As an Approved Supplier, Umbrella.co.uk will be working alongside SThree and its brands to ensure that contractors placed on temporary assignments receive the highest levels of service ensuring that they are fully protected by compliance with The Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) and that processes are in place to guarantee smooth registration and payment ensuring all contractors are paid accurately, compliantly and on time, every time.

Contractors choosing to work through Umbrella.co.uk receive a full illustration explaining the options available to them. Depending on circumstances contractors can choose to supply services via their own limited company or through our Umbrella Company.

At Umbrella.co.uk as well as offering the option of joining our Umbrella Company we also provide accountancy and taxation support for contractors choosing to operate through their own limited company.

Nick Holmes, CEO of Umbrella.co.uk, stated “We are delighted to have been chosen as one of the 5 Approved Suppliers that have been selected by SThree. There was a great deal of competition with over 30 businesses keen to work alongside SThree. We believe we were selected as we were able to prove that we have the contractor’s best interests at heart and are able to allow them to operate compliantly and with the minimum of hassle in fulfilling an important and short term need for their services. The benefit of an approved supplier list is that the worker has a choice but can also gain comfort that whichever company they choose they will receive an excellent service”.

Charlie Cox, Commercial Manager of SThree said “We have been really impressed with discussions from the outset with Umbrella.co.uk, they have shown the compliance levels and professionalism we were looking for from a supplier and we are excited to be working with them over the coming weeks and months ahead”.

Umbrella.co.uk comprises Umbrella-Company Limited and Umbrella Accountants LLP. Both companies are affiliate members of APSCo and approved providers of Professional Passport.