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Blog • 21.03.23

citrus HR joins the Alcumus Family

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We are delighted to share the news that Alcumus have acquired citrus HR. Alcumus are a fast growing, successful company focussed on creating safer and more sustainable workplaces to create a better working world.

Alcumus operate SafeContractor, the UK’s leading Supplier Certification business, as well as an ISO certification company and a Health & Safety and HR consultancy. Headquartered in Cardiff, Alcumus employ over 600 people.

The acquisition is a strategic move, adding specialist HR expertise to Alcumus’ existing Health and Safety and HR Services, SafeWorkforce, and expanding the Alcumus portfolio further.

The citrus HR team, led by David Lester, will join Alcumus while continuing to operate independently with the support of the larger group.

David Lester, CEO and Founder of citrus HR

“Our 40 strong team are excited to be joining the Alcumus family and continuing our successful journey. Our two companies’  vision, values and approach to helping customers are remarkably similar. With its established global brand and strong track record of supporting businesses to grow and develop, this is a great opportunity for us to work alongside an expert team and provide clients with wider compliance and risk management solutions.”

Alyn Franklin, CEO at Alcumus

“We’re delighted to welcome citrus HR to the Alcumus family, which fits perfectly into our well-established portfolio of solutions. This acquisition will help further accelerate our growth ambitions and add value to our UK customer base where our expertise is highly relevant.”

At citrus HR our vision is to help small companies manage their people more easily.  Joining the Alcumus family will help us to help more companies in even more ways, particularly Health & Safety.

We looking forward to starting to work with our new colleagues on more and better ways to help our customers.  As we put it in one of our core values:  better together.

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