With a wealth of experience spanning 10 years, Sapphire have made their name as one of the go-to firms in the temporary labour market. Trusted by some of the UK’s biggest recruitment agencies, such as SThree, Gattaca, Page Group and Reed, Sapphire provide market leading umbrella payroll and accountancy services, with a focus on first-class customer experience and ensuring peace of mind for their agency partners and the rest of the supply chain.


A leading player in the contracting market, Sapphire provides a tailored range of Employed and Self-Employed solutions to contractors trading under the Sapphire Contracting brand. The firm also comprises an SME accountancy division, Sapphire Accounting, and a newly created financial brokerage team, Sapphire Growth. As an FCSA Accredited member, they’ve developed an expertise for all things accounting and contracting and have been deemed as the ‘Number 1 Accountancy firm to work for in the UK’ as judged by the Best Companies. In October 2021, Sapphire became employee-owned. As an employee-owned business, all staff share a meaningful stake in the company. Demonstrated by their industry-leading ratings on Trustpilot, there is a clear common goal to provide the very best service to clients.


Sapphire also provides independent commercial finance brokerage as part of their Growth services. Sapphire Growth includes commercial mortgages, bridging finance, buy-to-let purchasing and refinancing, unsecured business loans, and invoice finance factoring.


Sapphire Contracting services include Umbrella PAYE employment, self employment, including CIS, Limited Company services (PSC), IR35 advice and assessments, PEO and deemed payment facilities. Sapphire’s umbrella company provides full employment support and benefits to employees, as well as calculating tax and national insurance obligations and making payments to HMRC. Sapphire are also fully CIS compliant, providing support for thousands of clients using the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). They guide contractors through the process of registering under the CIS scheme, ensuring they receive the full range of benefits and have access to Sapphire’s expert team.