PayStream, a leading supplier of accountancy services for freelancers and contractors, has been voted the best Umbrella Provider in the Contractor UK 2012 reader awards. Paul Malley, Managing Director of PayStream, says: "We're very happy to win this award having been runner up in the previous year. This is a tremendous accolade, and a reflection of our drive to deliver great service to our customers."PayStream beat off stiff competition from 15 other umbrella providers, including the 2011 winner, to be named the overall umbrella provider of choice by Contractor UK's readers.Paul Malley adds: "During the year we have implemented a number of service enhancements as requested directly by our customers following our own customer surveys and we have also been recognised with the Customer Service Excellence standard. Listening to our customers and striving to continually improve our offering is central to our approach, and we are delighted this has been recognised by contractors across the UK."