US People2.0 buys Brookson Group

US-based People2.0 has acquired the Brookson Group, a UK provider of support services to independent contractors.

In a People2.0 statement, the company said its merger with the Brookson Group will boost People2.0’s market reach and serve as a gateway to enable and support independent work arrangements globally.

People2.0 is a global employer of record (EOR) and agent of record (AOR) platform. Brookson offers accountancy, umbrella employment, legal services, financial services and independent workforce technology.

Erik Vonk, People2.0 executive chairman, said: “In the coming months, we will be working closely with the Brookson team to create a Centre of Excellence in the UK, with plans to expand this offering around the world.”

The statement went on to say that Brookson’s leadership team will assume key roles in the new entity. Further details of the deal have not been disclosed.

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