11 Sep 2018

Latest ONS labour market statistics issued

Today the ONS has issued their latest labour market figures, showing the UK workforce (all in employment) almost static this quarter – at 32,397 in May to July 2018 it...

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11 Sep 2018

Contractors could face hefty tax bills unless they take action by 30th September 2018

FCSA is today reminding all contractors who might have an outstanding contractor loan, benefit trust or similar that they are at risk of a very significant tax bill unless they...

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7 Sep 2018

Promised cut to class 2 NICs has been abolished

The government has scrapped its already-delayed plans to give some 3 million self-employed people a National Insurance contribution (NIC) tax break.  The promised cut to class 2 NICs has now been...

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3 Sep 2018

Danbro is the latest firm to achieve the prestigious FCSA Accredited Membership status

We are pleased to announce that Danbro has earned full FCSA accreditation for its accountancy, umbrella and CIS services to contractors and freelancers.

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24 Aug 2018

FCSA welcomes Government’s official guidance on umbrellas but argues it does not go far enough

Whilst the FCSA welcomes the latest HMRC guidance on engaging with umbrella firms issued on 23 August 2018, we are concerned that it does not go far enough to explain...

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9 Aug 2018

As the Off-Payroll working in the private sector consultation closes we propose an innovative solution for Government consideration

As the Off-Payroll working in the private sector consultation comes to a close we are proposing a new innovative solution designed to increase IR35 compliance in a fair and transparent...

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7 Aug 2018

FCSA responds to Unite’s attack on Government and umbrella employers

As Unite’s assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail calls for umbrella companies to be outlawed and accuses the government of washing its hands of workers who it believes are ‘experiencing the...

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18 Jul 2018

Umbrella.co.uk passes FCSA accreditation

Umbrella.co.uk is the latest Associate Member to earn full FCSA Accreditation for its accountancy, umbrella and CIS services to contractors and freelancers. 

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12 Jul 2018

FCSA advice to recruitment firms following The Times article on tax avoidance schemes

The Times has today warned freelancers who engage with tax avoidance schemes that they will be hit with an enormous tax bill in the light of HMRC’s controversial loan charge...

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12 Jul 2018

FCSA advice to contractors following The Times article on tax avoidance schemes

The Times has today warned freelancers who engage with tax avoidance schemes that they will be hit with an enormous tax bill in the light of HMRC’s controversial loan charge...

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10 Jul 2018

HMRC’s view of mutuality of obligation published

HMRC has published their view of mutuality of obligations to explain their position behind omitting it from their Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) online tool.  They steadfastly believe that...

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27 Jun 2018

DNS Associates passes FCSA accreditation

We are pleased to announce that the award-winning firm, DNS Associates has earned FCSA accreditation for its accountancy services.

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