HOW SHOULD YOU CHOOSE AN UMBRELLA COMPANY?

It is a serious business choosing an umbrella company, whether local or international. You should make your decision an informed one with the same care you might select an accountant or a bank. Would you prefer an accountant who was professionally qualified or not? Would you go to a bank with shaky finances? Would you pick either if their attention to detail and client care was poor?


 
These answers are obvious, but the question is “How do I sensibly choose one management company over another and which one is best for me?”

In this page, we set out what we see as the critical areas for you to consider.

We have also set out the statistics available in the public domain as at 23rd April 2020 and which we will update as needed. We are not ranking or commenting on any of our competitors.

Our view is that competition is both essential and unavoidable. In an unregulated market, bad apples ruin everything for everyone, and solid, fair competition is in the consumer's interest in that it keeps us on our toes which means we have every respect for all those international contract management businesses or umbrellas that are:

Our Umbrella Company service includes:

  • Ethically managed
  • Treat clients with respect
  • Act in the best interests of their clients
  • Are compliant in the work country as well as where you are tax resident
  • Financially sound and can withstand financial shocks


We hope the following tables help you choose wisely.

GREATER IN SIZE:

We belive are greater in size and client numbers than our three main cross-border competitors combined.

BREXIT READY:

We are the most ready international management company with staffed offices in the UK, Luxembourg, Germany, Swizerland, China, India, Cyprus and Spain.

EXTENSIVE REACH

We have more operating companies in our group to sponsor work permits than anyone else

FINANCIAL STANDING:

We have a strong balance sheet built up over 14 years of profitable trading.

ONE_STOP LEGAL ASSISTANCE:

As we offer all the ligal solutions possible in our main markets our is a consultative approach.

SPECIALISED DEPAERTMENTS:

We have our own internal immgration department and Research and Development that we manage entirely in-house.

OWN INTERNAL IT:

We have our own IT departments that develops our platforms and software tools for the benefit of our clients.

IN-HOUSE COMPLIANCE:

We carryout an increasing amount of our compliance work in-house rather than via external partners in the intersts of services and efficiency. We have our own compliance portal for our agency and corporate clients to monitor their contractors compliance statuses in real-time .

QUALIFIED TO HELP:

We are the only cross-border international management company to be headed by a qualified chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, Fellow of the institute of Management and International Accountant.