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.
Walker Smith acquires Umbrella company, Blue Intellect, specialising in the creative sectors.
The goal of 1,000 contractors is achieved
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.
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.
The goal of 2,500 contractors is hit.
Umbrella and accounting business Pebble is acquired
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.
With a house of brands taking shape, the brand name Workr is devised.
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.
Another joint venture, this time with Andy Webster, forms Workr Compliance.
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.
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.