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.
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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 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 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 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 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.
Our expertise and experience covers every aspect of compliance in education. We offer services in health and safety, incident recording, reporting and investigation, trip planning, policy writing, training, data protection (we can act as your DPO) and can deliver both health and safety audits and fire risk assessments. We also keep you up to date via our unique ezine Compliance Matters
Our unique online management systems bring security and certainty to our clients along with many benefits, including ease of management across a multi-academy trust of any size, 24/7 access, transparent responsibility, straightforward dashboard reporting, auto-archiving, GDPR compliance and up-to-date information provided by our panel of experts. We help you to manage your compliance monitoring regime armed with all the live information to help you succeed.
Kinetic Marketing is a leading education marketing service holding expertise in marketing strategy, branding, design and print, communications, social media and website development. Established following Director Becci Roach’s hands-on involvement as part of a proposer group for a free school where she applied her marketing experience across several global brands for a successful opening in 2013, Kinetic Marketing has since provided marketing support to dozens of schools, academies, trusts and local authorities across the country. As the sole marketing provider for Create: Schools, Kinetic is currently working closely with PAG and partner companies to deliver DfE-contracted marketing advice and a series of webinars to proposer groups of all types of free schools.
Through this solid background in education marketing alongside a clear understanding of the wider remits covered by fellow Umbrella experts, Kinetic Marketing excels in providing insightful and creative marketing strategies tailored to each client and delivering intelligent, laser-focused marketing solutions to effectively reach and engage the target audience.
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 email@example.com.