1. Danbro Agency Brochure
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Why Danbro? Agency
2. Danbro is an award winning, cutting edge supplier of
accountancy and payroll services to Contractors, Freelancers and
Temporary workers. Working in partnership with the recruitment
and talent management sector, we use our expert knowledge
to deliver a service which continually exceeds expectations.
Since Danbro’s launch in 1999 we have gone from strength to
strength and have been recognised as one of the fastest growing
companies in the UK by the Sunday Times Fast Track 100.
At Danbro we are passionate about doing
things well, to the highest standard
and with integrity. We are a firm of
Chartered Management Accountants
and are Professional Passport approved
thereby ensuring that our processes and
procedures remain compliant.
As one of the UK’s most experienced
service providers, we aim to provide the
best advice, tailored to the needs of the
contractor/freelancer sector. This is done
via our team of trained consultants who
take the time to understand the needs of
the contractor/freelancer along with their
situation and working practices.
We are also on hand to provide dedicated
support to our agency partners through a
team of regional account managers who
are available to attend service reviews,
hold training workshops and seminars
covering a wide range of topics.
Recognised for our expert knowledge,
specialising in the fields of Engineering.
Manufacturing, IT, Oil and Gas and
Construction; Danbro is trusted by
600 recruitment agencies and
our people happy
so yours are too...
We have gained the Customer First
accreditation and Investors in people
(Gold and Champion status) and hold a
number of accolades including ‘the best
company to work for’ as voted by our
96% of our employees are on training
courses including CIMA, ATT and ACCA
which keeps them, and us, at the top of
With such high standards in place and
a dedicated point of contact, you are
assured a consistently high level of
service both now and in the future.
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By partnering with Danbro you
will have a trusted accountancy
provider for the long term. A team
of professionals will support you
throughout the relationship thereby
engendering mutual respect, trust
and confidence at all times.
You are looking for clear
information on the accountancy
solutions available to your clients.
You can rest assured that you will
receive clear and concise expert advice,
which will gain trust from your clients
to support your business.
You operate in a constantly evolving
(regulatory) environment which presents
you with ever changing risks
and opportunities. You need to work
with a partner who understands your
values, is focused on your issues and
presents you with well thought out
You want to work with someone who can adapt to
your systems, rather than you changing the way
you work to dovetail into theirs. You want a partner
who can flex their systems when circumstances
arise that require an immediate solution to a
problem. When something goes wrong, you want
to work with people who take ownership of the
problem and take responsibility for finding the best
solution. You want a partner that finds a win, win,
win, solution. Win for
agency, contractor, and end client.
Recruitment is a constant race
against time. Your time is precious
and you need a partner who will
respect that and allow you time to
concentrate on developing
your business, contractors
and end clients.
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4. How we work...
You pass your contractors
to your dedicated point of
contact within the
New Business Team.
Dependant on your preferred
level and method of
this process, you will be
contacted with an update of the
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They will then contact the contractor,
discuss and evaluate their circumstances
and working situation including; rate of pay,
length of contract, anticipation of future
contracts and IR35 status. Based on this
information they will complete a financial
illustration to indicate the likely take home
pay they can expect working through
Danbro and recommend an
appropriate accounting solution
for their specific needs.
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Consultant Training, Advice and Best Practice
Training and presentations are available on a range of topics including AWR,
IR35, onshore/oﬀshore legislation, compliance, business development and
As a firm of regulated chartered accountants we are ideally placed to
and financial services and planned or potential changes in legislation.
Regular Newsletters and Updates
We want you to be as informed as possible, you can sign up to our quarterly
newsletters via the Danbro website and receive information on legislation
and industry news.
Dedicated Regional Account Managers
Clear and regular communication with you is vital to ensure that you receive
the service and support needed.
Ensuring you receive the best service and support.
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6. Online Account Portal and Expenses
Flexibility and accessibility is vital for the contractor and as such there is the
facility to manage all of their accounts (including uploading expenses and
Danbro Financial Services
We can provide specialist financial advice for contractors on:
• Income Protection
• Life Insurance
• Critical Illness Insurance
• Tax Free Savings
• Investments for Children
• Home Insurance
• Private Health Cover
IR35 Advice and Reviews
As a Bauer & Cottrell IR35 Associate
Member our specialism in the area
of IR35 means contractors can have complete
confidence in our expertise.
Tax Planning, including VAT Registration
In order to ensure a Limited company contractor’s business is operating
as eﬃciently as possible our tax planning experts oﬀer a full review of a
contractor’s tax situation as a matter of course to ensure they are consistently
on the path which is right for them.
Dedicated Personnel to look after your client
Whether the client is a limited company contractor or an umbrella employee
you can rest assured that they will have the same point of contact every time
they call to ensure a consistently high level of service.
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Choosing to use Danbro’s umbrella service
offers many benefits to both you, the agency,
and the contractor.
Beneﬁts for you:
• Hassle free - Once Danbro becomes the employer of the
contractor, we save you time by dealing directly with
any queries they may have
• Customer service - We work hard on our customer
dissatisﬁed customers directly, coming to a resolution
that is satisafactory for all parties.
• Compliance - We are constantly evolving the way we
work to keep up to date with regulations and remain
complaint, giving you peace of mind that we have
* Did you know that Danbro also takes
care of the following: P45 starting
declarations, Potential CSA, AEO,
DEA deductions (when applicable),
submission of government gateway
notifications– e.g. P6 P9 (tax
adjustments), RTI submissions, PAYE
HMRC), P45 leavers, Auto enrolment,
assistance with AWR calculations.
We also oﬀer HR support for our
employees including statutory
payments for: Maternity pay, Sick
pay, Paternity pay, Adoption pay.
Beneﬁts for the contractor:
• Tax eﬃciency - Working through an umbrella
solution often means that workers are able to oﬀset
their take home pay
• Eﬃciency - Joining the Danbro umbrella service
is quick for both you and the employee. We have
a dedicated team taking care of payroll, invoicing,
contracts and customer service
• Technology - We have an secure online portal for
easy submission of time sheets and expenses,
meaning the contractor can submit timesheets and
expenses or review their pay anytime
in our monthly margin to ensure the contractor is
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Working in partnership with you
When appointing Danbro, it’s not only your freelancers and contractors
that can beneﬁt from operating through a limited company, you can also
be conﬁdent that you are working with a professional, pro-active ﬁrm
that are expert advisors to the recruitment sector.
We have over 40 in-house client accountants to ensure every contractor
has direct access to any help and support they may need, thereby reducing
the burden on you, the agency.
By incorporating a limited company within 24 hours, and assisting
with the setup of a business bank account, we are able to provide your
consultants with the relevant documents in a timely manner, enabling
them to do what they do best – recruitment.
Why choose us?
Recruitment is a constantly evolving industry with numerous
legislations to adhere to. You need a partner who will understand
your business needs and keep you and your contractors compliant
thereby protecting your reputation within the market place.
The end client will usually require the contractor to hold the correct
level of insurance in order to fulﬁl their assignment. We oﬀer a cost
eﬀective package that guarantees they are covered for the work they
do – providing you with peace of mind.
Contractors also have access to cutting-edge award winning
software that enables them to view all their accounting aﬀairs
in one place through their; PC, laptop, tablet, smart phone or
other mobile device anywhere, anytime.
Who are we?
Danbro Accounting Limited is a professional accountancy service for
freelancers, contractors and consultants. We are audited and approved
by some of the industry’s most reputable independent bodies and are
regulated by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
The end client will usually require the contractor to hold the correctThe end client will usually require the contractor to hold the correct
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Danbro Financial Services oﬀers specialist independent
ﬁnancial advice to Danbro contractors and imited company
Our aim is to guide them through the maze of ﬁnancial services and
products to help them achieve their personal goals.
We use cutting-edge award winning software to enable contractors
to view their investments, pensions and bank accounts in one place
through any device, anywhere, anytime.
So whether your contractors want to protect their family or business,
start a new pension, review their current retirement plans, save for
a rainy day, invest a lump sum or need a mortgage, Danbro Financial
Services is here to help.
• Pension Planning
• Relevant Life Policies (tax-eﬃcient life cover for directors)
• Business Protection
• Family Protection
• Critical Illness Cover
• Income Protection
• Private Medical Insurance
• Personal savings and investments
• Investments for companies
“Danbro Financial Services Limited is an Appointed Representative of Palm Financial Care Limited
which is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Palm Financial Care is
Registered in England. Registered Oﬃce: The Chambers, Britannic House, 47 Albert Road, Colne,
Lancashire, BB8 0BP.”
Who are we?
Danbro Business is a modern accountancy practice that specialises
in providing Accounting, Taxation and Payroll solutions to the
Recruitment Sector throughout the UK.
Why are we different?
Most traditional accountants are very capable of preparing your
accounts and processing your payroll. The diﬀerence with our
service is that we go one step further and provide you with real-time
information to help you manage your business eﬃciently along with
providing information which is “clear and concise”.
We use cutting-edge award winning software to enable you to view
all your accounts, payroll and taxation aﬀairs in one place through
your PC, laptop, tablet, smart phone or other mobile device anywhere,
We are also committed to providing a truly personal service; by
providing you with your own accountant who is there to answer any
queries you may have, no matter how big or small.
We are committed to being more than just accountants; we are your
business partner, someone you can rely on to help run your business
thereby saving you time to do what you do best – recruitment.
Why choose us?
Being part of the Danbro group means we have an excellent
understanding of your sector and what is important to ensure your
Danbro may already supply you with umbrella and limited company
solutions for your contractors. So by letting us take care of your own
accounting and payroll requirements, you will beneﬁt from having all
of your services under one roof.
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11. For many years, GenTec have been consistently
impressed by the services provided by Danbro. They
are approachable, supportive and proactive on all
matters relating to compliance, taxation and other
important issues aﬀecting not only our business, but
also our many contract workers.
We are extremely pleased and proud to be a business
partner of Danbro.
Graham Vockins, Operations Director
Their expertise has allowed our business to
concentrate on our core activities. Danbro’s
commitment to quality and customer service gives
us the peace of mind that our contractors will receive
the consistently high levels of service that we would
demand of ourselves.
David Powers, After Sales Manager
Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Danbro have a very professional team of individuals
that are knowledgeable and interactive with
professional and straight forward service, exactly
what is needed for a high volume contractor led