The UK's leading professional membership body dedicated to raising standards and promoting supply chain compliance for the temporary labour market.

Find Out More

FCSA Accreditation

FCSA accreditation is recognised as the industry’s compliance gold standard.

Accreditation is awarded to umbrella employers, contractor accountants and CIS payroll providers who can demonstrate the highest industry standards.

As a service provider, accreditation will provide assurance to recruitment agencies that your business is fully compliant and transparent. For recruitment agencies, accreditation removes the time, complexity and cost of implementing a robust preferred suppliers list.

Become Accredited           Find an Accredited Member

Why FCSA Accredited Membership is unique

Adherence to rigorous standards
Adherence to rigorous standards
Assessed against a published Code of Compliance
Assessed against a published Code of Compliance
Independently tested by regulated accountants and solicitors
Independently tested by regulated accountants and solicitors
FCSA audit is disclosed to HMRC
FCSA audit is disclosed to HMRC
Prove compliance annually
Prove compliance annually

Find an Accredited Member

We have done the compliance checks for you, saving your recruitment agency time, cost and reducing risk.

Use our Directory of Members search facility to find fully compliant and transparent services providers when reviewing your preferred supplier list.

Search Now

Latest News & Insights

21 May 2018

We celebrate as Liberty Bishop passes FCSA accreditation

We are pleased to announce that specialist umbrella employment, payroll and accountancy provider Liberty Bishop is now a fully Accredited Member. Founded in 1995, Liberty Bishop boasts more than 20...

Read more

18 May 2018

HMRC issues consultation on IR35 reforms to the private sector

HMRC have today finally issued their long-awaited consultation on IR35 reforms in the private sector, and it isn’t quite as expected.

Read more

15 May 2018

Latest official figures show increases in both temporary employment and part-time self-employment

Figures released today by the Office of National Statistics show temporary employment has risen by 54k (+3.5%) quarter on quarter with growth in non-traditional employment set to continue.

Read more

9 May 2018

We welcome the government’s first labour market enforcement strategy

FCSA welcomes the publication of the government’s first-ever Labour Market Enforcement Strategy with Julia Kermode expressing her delight that the Directorate has listened to proposals put forward by FCSA.

Read more

8 May 2018

FCSA calls on Unite to educate itself on benefits of compliant umbrella firms

As payroll firms come under attack from the media once again Julia Kermode steps in to defend the role compliant umbrella firms play.

Read more

1 May 2018

Legal challenges to IR35 public sector reforms seem inevitable

We conducted a survey of intermediaries who support 33,500 workers in public sector roles. Alarmingly, 50% of FCSA survey responses stated that no IR35 compliance tests had been carried out.

Read more

24 Apr 2018

We welcome Recruitready as a new business partner

Recruitready has joined FCSA as a new business partner, affording members and agencies access to a wealth of recruitment specific services that will help them in their day-to-day business.

Read more

18 Apr 2018

HMRC is pursuing unpaid tax on incentive payments

FCSA has heard that HMRC are pursuing unpaid tax on incentive payments – recruitment agencies please beware! Last week some recruitment consultants started receiving bills from HMRC for unpaid tax...

Read more

View more news & insights
As an FCSA Accredited Member, we can support everyone in our supply chain. Accreditation has reinforced our credibility in the industry, making us an obvious partner.

Joe Taffurelli Operations Manager FCSA Accredited Member, Liquid Friday

eNewsletter sign up

Get industry insights and news straight to your inbox

Follow us