Accreditations from industry leading governing bodies

Accreditation's & Partnerships

Lesters has gained accreditation's from industry leading independent governing bodies to further emphasise our commitment to compliance.

These bodies exist to promote best practice within the sector and being a member of such certified bodies emphasises our status as a responsible employer and provider. Our accreditation's include:

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Professional Passport is an independent professional membership organisation working with all sectors of the flexible workers market. They work closely with a number of government departments and industry trade bodies to identify issues, design the solutions and ensure these solutions meet both regulatory requirements and are practical in the commercial world. Our accreditation follows regular successful audit of our systems, paperwork and procedures,following their understanding of HMRC's interpretation, management and enforcement of the current legislation applying to the sector.

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APSCo (The Association of Professional Staffing Companies) is a trade body dedicated to representing the interests of the UK Professional Staffing industry. Through recognising, supporting and promoting excellence within the Professional Recruitment market, APSCo provides client organisations, candidates and government with a recognised stamp of quality assurance. Our accreditation follows regular successful audit of our systems, paperwork and procedures.


PRISM is a not for profit professional trade association that represents and promotes the interests of its members such as Lesters who operate within the professional payment intermediaries sector. The sector covers providers who offer support to temporary workers and recruitment companies by providing payroll services, employing workers through an umbrella company structure, and accountancy services support to workers who operate through their own limited company, often referred to as a PSC. The members elect an Executive Committee, and this directs the Association’s priorities and activities.


Bauer & Cottrell are advisors to the freelance and contractor market, they are IR35 and tax/NIC tax status specialists and work closely with all parties to the contractual chain to help to get status right. Our accreditation follows a commitment to best practices and ongoing training regarding IR35 and other contractual matters as well as contractor on-boarding processes.