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Meet the Legal Team

Who we are

Meet our experienced Legal team, the experts that drive PayStream to focus on compliance. Our decades worth of experience in all things legal means we're always up-to-date with the latest changes within the recruitment sector.

We focus on all of the complexities of the law within our industry so you don't have to, we then deliver this knowledge in a way that makes sense to you. The advice we take, the accreditations we've secured and the voluntary things we do to make sure we're compliant means peace of mind for contractors, agencies and us.

Management Team

Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson
Head of Legal

Dave is responsible for making sure that we and our clients stay on the right side of the legislation that governs our sector. And with over half a decade in the industry he certainly knows his stuff. Away from work Dave is a music man at heart so when he’s not busy creating a seamless mix of his favourite tracks, you’ll find him planning his next visit to Glastonbury.

Carmel Thornley-Hayes
Carmel Thornley-Hayes
Head of Regulatory Compliance

Having joined PayStream fresh out of university, Carmel has enjoyed working her way through the Compliance ranks. She started as Compliance Assistant and is now our Regulatory Compliance Manager ensuring that PayStream stays on the right side of all industry regulation and legislation. Away from PayStream you’ll find Carmel spending time with family or planning which city to visit next with her husband.

Mary-Beth Hurst
Mary-Beth Hurst
Compliance and Expenses Manager

Mary-Beth joined PayStream nearly a decade ago. After honing her industry knowledge in our Customer Care team she made the move to head up our Compliance & Expenses team. When she’s not at PayStream, you’ll find Mary-Beth taking her beautiful Doberman for a walk or reading the latest addition in her book collection.

Agency help and advice

No matter the query, we've got the experience and knowledge to support you and your contractors, providing you and them with peace of mind. Got a question in mind already? View our comprehensive support section designed for agencies.

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Got a contracting question?

Whether you want to brush up on legislative changes or you're completely new to contracting and want to know the differences between an umbrella and running your own limited company. Whatever your scenario, our HelpHub can help you on all things contracting.

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In our industry, a strong focus on compliance is essential for us and our contractors'. Read how we stay abreast of the latest changes below.

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