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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.

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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

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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.

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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...

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18 May 2018

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FCSA membership helps us to stand out from the competition. In an unregulated market, it gives contractors and recruiters evidence of our compliant, ethical approach.

Shaun Critchley Managing Director FCSA Accredited Member, ADVANCE

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