Agency Umbrella

We’re no ordinary Umbrella

Established over 30 years, Workwell Umbrella offers fast set-up so your contractors can get started without delay.

Meet an Umbrella that simply works well

With our track record, you couldn’t be in better hands when you choose Workwell Umbrella. Quick to register, easy to manage, 100% compliant, and hassle-free for recruiter and contractor alike.

Benefits for your staffing business

Work well with us

Getting contractors set up and ready to work needs to be hassle-free.

That’s why our on-boarding service is designed to be fast and simple – but as thorough as you’d expect from the UK’s leading Umbrella.

  • Refer you contractors with ease
  • We have a smooth on-boarding process
  • We keep you informed throughout

Our teams, systems and processes have been finely tuned over the years to make everything run like clockwork. So you can refer your contractors to Workwell, and leave the rest to us.

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Simple set-up

We get your contractors set up within 24 hours, speeding up the placement process so you can go back to doing what you do best.

Compliance guaranteed

We take our compliance responsibilities extremely seriously.  We protect your business and your contractors by ensuring everything is done as it should be. As FCSA founder members, our Umbrella service is fully FCSA accredited.

Reliable service

We take the time to support your contractors, helping them with queries on everything from compliance to pay and taxation.  Our aim is to take away queries that would otherwise come to you.

Long-term partnership

We want to build a long-term partnership with your team.  We’ll listen to your needs and flex our service accordingly.  Your dedicated Business Development Manager will be with you every step of the way, ably backed by our Agency Support Team.

Expert advice

With deep expertise and experience within our business, you can come to us for advice and guidance on any aspect of compliance or legislation.  We’ll make sure you’re ahead of the game.

IR35 solutions

We have a deep understanding of the legislative landscape and a range of solutions to help your business. Our market-leading IR35 assessment tool produces instant SDSs and a bespoke PSL menu for complete compliance.

Contractor Benefits

Making life better

We make Umbrella employment a super-simple and enjoyable way to work.

As well as all the standard employee benefits you’d expect, Workwell Umbrella offers that little bit extra.

Our well-established service includes extended opening hours, so it’s convenient for contractors to get in touch, plus they will have access to a range of brilliant perks and rewards, from discounts at high street stores to wellbeing resources to help them meet the challenges of the freelancer lifestyle..

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Employment benefits

Holiday pay, sick pay, maternity/paternity leave – all the benefits of employment but without the ties.

Insurance cover

Your contractors will be covered by our PL and PI insurance for complete peace of mind.

Online portal

Access important documents 24/7 with our secure Umbrella portal.

Pension payments

Your contractors can access our pension or bring their private pension or SIPP with them.

Perks & rewards

With Workwell Umbrella, your contractors get access to our fantastic perks & rewards scheme.

Extended Opening

We’re available 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 12 noon on Saturdays.

Discounted IPSE

Reduced cost membership of IPSE, specially for Workwell contractors.

Let's collaborate

Long term partnership
to ensure you Work well

Working with thousands of staffing businesses and 25,000+ contractors, we’ve been providing clear, expert, and compliant accounting services to contingent workforces since 1989, so it’s safe to say we know what we’re talking about.

Listening to the needs of our staffing partners and contractors, we’re always adapting and improving our services to ensure they meet every requirement. And, with compliance as our top priority, you can have complete peace of mind that we do everything as it should be done, having been FCSA-accredited since its inception in 2011.

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A complete range of Solutions

We offer a complete range of services to help your staffing business thrive.

Limited Company

Fast, compliant and hassle-free PSC set-up.

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Efficient on-boarding and simple set-up for Umbrella.

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Get the best international contracting support services.

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Outsource your contractor payroll and employment headaches.

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Back Office Solutions

Back-office solutions to ensure a joined-up, efficient approach

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Straight-forward support for your construction contractors.

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IR35 Complete™

Everything your business needs to comply with IR35.  From expert advice through to online assessments.

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