Umbrella Group

    Introducing Umbrella Group, a dynamic and collaborative alliance of specialised organisations dedicated to transforming and improving the education sector.

    Our network comprises experts, thought leaders, and innovators, all committed to positively shaping the present and future of education.

    Our mission

    At Umbrella Group, we believe that education is the cornerstone of progress and the key to unlocking human potential. With a shared mission to help educational establishments navigate the evolving educational landscape, our member organisations unite to provide schools and trusts with everything they need to provide an outstanding education for their students, including recruitment, capital, ICT, finance, legal, compliance, marketing, and project management. To find out more about our partner network and the services they offer, please continue reading.

    To speak with us about how Umbrella Group can support you, please use the 'Contact' page above, specify you are enquiring about Umbrella, and we will be in touch shortly.

    Alternatively, to find out more and to get in touch with Umbrella Group directly, please visit the Umbrella Group website.

    Who we are


    PAG is a multi-disciplinary professional services firm with a specialism in consultancy and related areas. Our clients want to navigate complex environments, solve difficult problems, and maximise the good they can do in the world – and we are here to help. Our services cover the education, health, and justice sectors and our dedicated staff and directors are drawn from a range of backgrounds including education consultancy, public policy, academia, central government, and frontline teaching and learning. Examples of our key services include project management, strategy and management consultancy, and growth, conversion, and merger consultancy

     AMR Consult

    AMR Consult is a multi-disciplinary construction project management company that specialises in the education sector. Our clients vary from the smallest single academy trusts to the largest and most recognisable names in the sector, as well as local and national government, charities and independent providers. We work nationally across all school types and age ranges and operate in every DfE capital programme, including Condition Improvement Fund, the School Rebuilding Programme and Schools Strategic Improvement Capital Brokerage.

    Most of our work is through repeat business as we tailor what we do to our clients’ needs but typical services include, development of estates strategies, feasibility studies, procurement advice, tendering services, technical advice and contract administration. All of our work is based on our extensive experience, adherence to statutory guidance and best practice and the expectations of our regulatory body the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

    MLG Education

    MLG Education Services was founded in 2013 to support schools, and academies, with all aspects of financing. Since then, we have worked with schools converting to academy status and aided existing academies requiring operational support, as well as trusts seeking to expand. Our work includes day to day financial support, diligence activities, contract reviews, trust system development, strategic planning, account management and more.

    Most importantly, we ensure that all our support is bespoke and tailored to the schools, academies, and trusts that we work with. The team also recognise the financial pressures of running a school and seek to make financial management as simple as possible – we aim to be a helping hand!


    MyNewTerm is the leading Applicant Tracking System developed specifically for schools and Multi-academy trusts. We partner with circa 150 MATs across the country which includes over 1,500+ schools. Founded by a teacher, we understand the very specific challenges of the education sector and Multi-academy trusts more specifically and have developed a solution based on continuous feedback from customers. We are passionate about making a real difference in the sector and the education of children across the country.

    Moxton Education

    Moxton Education provides consultancy to help educators make informed decisions about IT Strategy, Procurement Processes, and Supplier Management.

    Moxton staff work directly with both schools and trusts, or with commercial organisations that have schools as their customers. Bringing together a nearly unmatched level of expertise in the field, Moxton draws on the talents and knowledge of professionals who have been at the forefront of schools, local governments, and commercial companies for more than 25 years.

    HY Education

    HY Education Solicitors is the schools only law firm®. We are the first and only law firm in the country that is entirely dedicated to the education sector.

    As a boutique law firm, we adopt a closer connection with our clients and take pride in delivering a personalised approach, which creates a special relationship of familiarity. We understand the challenges and opportunities that schools face and recognise what they need. One outcome of this is that despite being specialists, our services are affordable. We offer an array of products and services covering the full legal spectrum together with outsourced HR and Data Protection Officer solutions.

    2buy2 & Education Buying

    2buy2 / Education Buying offers values-driven procurement support services, for education, churches, charities, and businesses. Our value-added approach helps our clients achieve long-term strategic and sustainable savings to support their front-line services. We have a proven track record of delivering successful procurement outcomes for education organisations, saving schools and MATs almost £7 million last year.

    Education Buying offers a range of consultancy procurement support for educational establishments including spend analysis and contracts review, contract management, tender management, contract management, retainer services, and more.

      Partner with us

      We are always looking for like-minded organisations who would like to join Umbrella Group and strengthen our network.

      To enquire about partnering with us today, please contact our Partnerships Executive, Gabriel Senior, at

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