April 2014

Matt & Mike meet Stephen, then working at private equity firm. Together they formulate a plan and Walker Smith Global is born. Trading begins in September.

June 2015

Walker Smith acquires Umbrella company, Blue Intellect, specialising in the creative sectors.

March 2016

The goal of 1,000 contractors is achieved

September 2016

With a vision to offer services worldwide the guys meet Mike Millsopp, founder of Link Global Management. The merger means the group is able to service clients around the world and become truly global.

July 2017

Another acquisition. A true veteran of the industry, Brian Hann, chooses to sell his accounting business Walker Smith Global, knowing it is in safe hands.

August 2017

The goal of 2,500 contractors is hit.

October 2017

Umbrella and accounting business Pebble is acquired

March 2018

IMS Accounting, the leading specialist accounting business in London, is acquired. The company doubles in size. With its stronghold in London as well as Manchester, it is ready to serve clients nationwide.

June 2018

With a house of brands taking shape, the brand name Workr is devised.

February 2019

A Joint Venture with Yves Bizimana using the brand name Workr Solutions expands capability to management of recruitment agency back offices. A complete agency outsourcing service is launched.

November 2019

Another joint venture, this time with Andy Webster, forms Workr Compliance.

January 2020

All the brands in the group are brought together under the Workr brand. The group now provides a comprehensive range of services for agencies, workers and end clients catering to the world’s flexible workforce. One voice, one team, one dream.

September 2020

Easypay Services, a Leeds based company providing funding and back office services to recruitment agencies, is acquired. Extends Workr Solutions’ services to include funding capabilities.