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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13 Jun 2018

FCSA reacts to landmark employment status case

In the landmark employment status case, Mr Gary Smith vs Pimlico Plumbers, the Supreme Court concludes that the heating engineer was a worker and not self-employed. Read FCSA’s response.

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11 Jun 2018

Remus Rewards is our latest new business partner

FCSA forms a partnership with Remus Rewards so that members can reward freelancers and contractors they support with a range of benefits and free perks.

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9 Jun 2018

Unite purports a “legal precedent” in temporary staff battle

In a dispute that has rumbled on for well over 2 years, Unite has claimed a “legal precedent” in the use of “sham contracts” by payroll companies, umbrella companies and...

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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