About the FCSA

As a trade association for professional employment service providers (umbrella, accountancy, payroll), FCSA work to support the sector and the flexible workforce.  Associates and Members adhere to our Charter which confirms their businesses operate legally, and are run by Fit & Proper Persons.



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FCSA Compliance

All Full Members are independently reviewed against the Code of Compliance on an annual basis, by FCSA approved assessors – experts in the field who are professionally regulated accountants and solicitors.  The review is evidence-based, and a copy sent to HMRC for full transparency.



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What our members say...


Our members include leaders from our sector who are rightly proud of being part of FCSA.  Full Members adhere to the FCSA Compliance Code, a clear demonstration of their commitment to the highest standards.

Whether you are an agency, contractor or end-hirer, by choosing to work with a Full Member you will be assured of legal and regulatory compliance, and ultimately peace of mind.


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  • Derek Kelly
  • Graham Fisher
  • Ben Dunn
  • Mathew Brown


If you are considering partnering with FCSA, then you’re in good company.

We are compliance experts, and we are seeking to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with like-minded organisations, including recruitment businesses, professional services, associations and relevant suppliers to our sector. If you operate within the freelance/contractor sector, and want your business to be associated with compliant service providers then contact FCSA today.

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FCSA Events

  • Free Seminars: Travel and Subsistence Changes – How to Minimise Your Risk

    Free seminars for recruiters to be held at venues across the UK in February and March 2016. Book Now...

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  • Recruitment International Compliance Conference 2016

    Tuesday, 8 March 2016 London FCSA CEO Julia Kermode will be presenting....

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Quick poll

  • Would you like to become a member?

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  • Do you think the general election result is positive for freelancers and contractors?

    • No (49%, 21 Votes)
    • Yes (30%, 13 Votes)
    • Unsure (21%, 9 Votes)

    Total Voters: 43

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