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Guardian

Umbrella companies: the latest way to exploit Britain’s temporary workers

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November 2016


Staffing Industry Analysts (15, November 2016)

Intermediaries fear going out of business when apprenticeship levy takes effect

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Recruiter (15, November 2016)

Apprenticeship Levy could put intermediaries out of business, warns FCSA

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Recruitment International (15, November 2016)

14% of intermediaries fear going out of business when Apprenticeship Levy is imposed

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HR News (9, November 2016)

Deliveroo Couriers follow Uber in seeking worker rights

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Staffing Industry Analysts (8, November 2016)

Deliveroo workers seek workers’ rights and union recognition

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Recruiter (8, November 2016)
Deliveroo couriers’ demands for union recognition open floodgates for other gig workers

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Recruitment International (8, November 2016)

FCSA urges enforcement of minimum wage as Deliveroo couriers pursue workers’ rights

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ContractorUK (3, November 2016)

Government inquiry into work told not to meddle

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October 2016


Recruitment International (25, October 2016)

FCSA elects new Board

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Recruiter (24, October 2016)

HMRC launches new employment status unit

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Recruiter (28, October 2016)

FCSA appoints new board

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The Guardian (20, October 2016)

Umbrella companies: the latest way to exploit Britain’s temporary workers

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Staffing Industry Analysis (20, October 2016)

Number of temporary employees fall in August, self-employed numbers increase

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Recruiter (October 2016)

Flexing those working terms (page 18 – 19)

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Global Recruiter (October 2016)

Uber Effect: Court ruling opens further self-employment questions.

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Recruitment Buzz (20, October 2016)

FCSA Refutes Unions’ Criticisms of Umbrellas at TUC Conference

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Staffing Industry Analysts (12, October 2016)

Theresa May orders review of employment law

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Guardian (6, October 2016)

What entrepreneurs want from the ‘self-employment revolution’

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Contractor UK (6, October 2016)

PM’s employment review endorsed, with caveats

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Recruiter (3, October 2016)

Trade associations welcome government’s latest temporary workers review

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Personnel Today (3, October 2016)

FCSA calls for Matthew Taylor to review how people are treated not how they are engaged

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Recruitment International (3, October 2016)

FCSA calls for review into how people are treated not how they are engaged

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Share Radio (1, October 2016)

Julia Kermode took part in a panel interview on self-employment and tax

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Global Recruiter (October, 2016)

FCSA Urge Consideration of ‘Treatment’

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September 2016


Recruitment Buzz (23, September 2016)

FCSA Research Shows Public Sector Contractors will not be Railroaded into Becoming Employees

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Team Blog (September, 2016)

To be Complacent or To be Compliant – That is the Question?

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Staffing Industry Analysts (22, September 2016)

HMRC legislation met with resistance

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Recruiter (21, September 2016)

Public sector contractors resist payroll enlistment

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Recruitment International (21, September 2016)

FCSA research shows public sector contractors will resist becoming contractors

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Contractor UK (22, September 2016)

Contractors set to reject IR35 payrolling in April

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Global Recruiter (September, 2016)

FCSA Welcome Hermes Questions – Investigation into worker on ‘less than minimum wage’.

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Staffing Industry Analysts (13, September 2016)

FCSA welcomes Minister’s call for probe against Hermes

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Global Recruiter (13, September 2016)

FCSA Welcome Hermes Questions – Investigation into worker on ‘less than minimum wage’

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Recruitment International (13, September 2016)

FCSA welcomes Minister’s call to investigate Hermes’ treatment of self-employed workers

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Personnel Today (13, September 2016)

FCSA welcomes Minister’s call to investigate Hermes’ treatment of self-employed workers

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Recruiter (13, September 2016)

FCSA hits back at criticisms and anti-umbrella rhetoric

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Recruitment International (13, September 2016)

FCSA refutes unions’ criticisms of umbrellas at TUC conference

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Recruiter (12, September 2016)

Business minister calls on HMRC to investigate Hermes

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Freelancer UK (8, September 2016)

Freelancers’ Questions: What about freelancing for a new client’s rival?

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Contractor UK (8, September 2016)

Contractors’ Questions: What about contracting for a new client’s rival?

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Apprentice Eye (2, September 2016)

FCSA and AUCAE unite to dub Apprenticeship Levy ‘unfair’

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August 2016


 

IPSE (24, August 2016)

Business groups are seriously concerned about IR35 in the public sector

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Recruitment International (23, August 2016)

FCSA and All Umbrella Companies Are Equal unite to oppose Apprenticeship Levy

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Recruitment Buzz (22, August 2016)

FCSA Welcomes HMRC’s Plan to Penalise Advisors who Promote Tax Avoidance Schemes

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ContractorCalculator (19, August 2016)

Contracting news in brief

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Global Recruiter (August, 2016)

Levy Too Far – Warnings of impact of apprenticeship levy.

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Recruitment Agency Now (18, August 2016)

Public sector concerns over IR35 reform

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Economia (17, August 2016)

Accountants could face 100% penalties for enabling tax avoidance

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Recruiter (17, August 2016)

Recruitment industry welcomes proposed tax avoidance sanctions

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Recruitment International (17, August 2016)

FCSA welcomes HMRC’s plan to penalise advisors who promote tax avoidance schemes

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ContractorUK (16, August 2016)

Contractors’ Questions: Will being inside IR35 trump using a brolly?

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Is4profit (16, August 2016)

How to Avoid an ‘Uber’ Situation When Hiring Freelancers

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Personnel Today (11, August 2016)

HMRC’s planned reforms of the intermediaries legislation in the public sector will not provide silver bullet says FCSA in its official response to the consultation

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Recruitment International (11, August 2016)

HMRC’s planned reforms of public sector intermediaries legislation will not provide silver bullet, says FCSA

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ContractorUK (9, August 2016)

Corbyn condemns contractors over pay

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Global Recruiter (August 2016)

FCSA Response to IR35

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HR News (4 August 2016)

Why freelancers should be intrinsic to your HR strategy

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July 2016


Contractor Calculator (29 July 2016)

News in Brief

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Recruitment Agency Now (28 July 2016)

FCSA calls for agencies to provide market insight

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Global Recruiter (27 July 2016) 

FCSA responds to Telegraph

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Recruitment International (25 July 2016)

FCSA refutes Telegraph claims

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Contractor Calculator (22 July 2016)

News in Brief

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Global Recruiter (22 July 2016)

FCSA seeks views at turbulent time

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Recruitment International (21 July 2016)

FCSA calls upon agencies and intermediaries to provide market insight

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Recruiter (14 July 2016)

Trade bodies quick off the mark as they look to lobby new Chancellor

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Womanthology (13 July 2016)

Working smarter as a freelancer or contractor to maximise your prospects in an uncertain employment market – Julia Kermode, Chief Executive Officer at the FCSA

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Recruiter (13 July 2016)

Government urged to rethink IR35 legislation

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HR & Charity News (13 July 2016)

A new Prime Minister – HR reacts

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Recruiter (12 July 2016)

Recruiters confident in what May will bring to staffing sector

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Recruitment Agency Now (7 July 2016)

The inevitability of change

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Yahoo Finance (5 July 2016)

How the UK’s self-employed will help pull the economy out of the slump

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June 2016


Recruitment Agency Now (30, June 2016)

Brexit: The recruitment industry responds

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Staffing Industry Analysts (27 June 2016)

Europe – More reactions to UK Referendum Result

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SME Insider (27 June 2016)

Brexit fallout continues

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The Guardian (24 June 2016)

What Brexit means for the UK’s small businesses

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Recruiter (24 June 2016)

Brexit: Recruiters call for calm after the voting storm

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HR & Charity News (24 June 2016)

Brexit reactions and comments from HR & business organisations

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Recruitment International (24 June 2016)

Recruiters say Brexit vote paves the way for an uncertain future

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Recruiter – Managing Agency Workers & Contractors 2016

Julia Kermode comments on Managing the Year Ahead.

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Recruiter Matters (July 2016)

Flexibility key for agency teachers says REC survey

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Contractor UK (20 June 2016)

FCSA and Lawspeed clash over T&S rules

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BBC Money Box Live on Radio 4 (15 June 2016)

The Modern British Workplace

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Recruiter (11 June 2016)

FCSA and Lawspeed at loggerheads over umbrella firm directors’ personal guarantees

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Recruitment Agency Now (9 June 2016)

What will the new IR35 legislation mean for contractors?

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Recruitment Agency Now (9 June 2016)

Umbrellas face uncertainty over tax liability

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Recruitment International (June 2016)

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Recruitment Agency Now (2 June, 2016)

Government publishes consultation on public sector tax reforms

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Onrec (2 June, 2016)

FCSA welcomes JustAccounts as new business partner

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Recruiter (1 June, 2016)

FCSA partners with JustAccounts

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HR Zone (1 June, 2016)

Are freelancers a part of your HR strategy?

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May 2016


Recruitment Buzz (31 May, 2016)

FCSA Responds to Government’s Public Sector Off-Payroll Consultation Out Today

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (31 May, 2016)

IR35 public sector consultation ‘a done deal’, warn contracting experts

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Contractor UK (31 May, 2016)

Contractor sector attacks IR35 proposals

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Recruitment Agency Now (26 May, 2016)

Q1 2016: Employment rate hits record 74.2%

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Recruitment Buzz (19, May 2016)

FCSA Outlines Importance of Contingent Workers as Labour Market Figures Released

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Recruitment Agency Now (19, May 2016)

FCSA appoints new Chair

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Recruitment International (18, May 2016)

ONS figures show unemployment drop YoY

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Recruitment Grapevine (13, May 2016)

FCSA names new Chair

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Recruitment International – The Compliance Issue May 2016

Julia Kermode interviewed in ‘We ask you: Compliance’ Q&A

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Global Recruiter (May, 2016)

New FCSA Chair – Mount takes role in ‘challenging year’.

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Recruitment International (11, May 2016)

Treasury Minister meets FCSA in roundtable discussion on Government’s PSC reforms

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TES (6, May 2016)

‘Exploited’ supply teachers could lose £200 a month

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Recruiter (6, May 2016)

FCSA appoints chair

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Recruitment International (4, May 2016)

FCSA appoints new chair

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April 2016


Accounting Web (28, April 2016)

New IR35 tests are not necessary

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Global Recruiter (28, April 2016)

‘90% Compliant’ says PAC FCSA challenges need for public sector contractor review.

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Contractor UK (26, April 2016)

Scrap consultation on public PSCs, HMRC told

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Accountancy Live (26, April 2016)

Contractors’ body calls for halt to off payroll working consultation – See more at:

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Recruitment Buzz (26, April 2016)

FCSA Calls for HMRC to Abandon its Consultation on Public Sector Use of Off-Payroll Staff

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The Online Recruitment Resource (26, April 2016)

FCSA calls for HMRC to abandon its consultation on public sector use of off-payroll staff as evidence suggests 90% compliance

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (25, April 2016)

Public sector IR35 reforms called into question after HMRC figures proven wrong

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Recruitment International (25, April 2016)

HMRC research shows 90% of temporary staff do pay the right tax, says FCSA

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Recruiter (25, April 2016)

FCSA contests HMRC consultation

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (20, April 2016)

Public sector tax attack could force contractors out of Government clients

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (19, April 2016)

Freelance lobby groups should promote different measures to the use of contractors

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Recruitment International (18, April 2016)

FCSA responds to 1st Step Solutions advice reported in The Guardian

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (18, April 2016)

Contractor umbrella companies face huge burden checking for SDC

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Recruiter (18, April 2016)

FCSA sets record straight on Guardian T&S story

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Recruiter (15, April 2016)

Most limited company contractors to end up within IR35 rules

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (14, April 2016)

Contracting news in brief

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Contractor UK (14 April 2016)

Now, HMRC admits its new IR35 fix is no silver bullet

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (12 April 2016)

Contracting stakeholders raise concern over T&S changes and public sector IR35 reform

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Recruiter (12 April 2016)

Government plans new IR35 tests

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Contractor UK (4 April, 2016)

Contractor body backs T&S loophole closure

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March 2016


Recruiter Agency Now (31, March 2016)

Industry bodies urge caution as Finance Bill is published

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Recruitment International (29, March 2016)

FCSA welcomes amendments to draft Finance Bill

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Recruiter (29, March 2016)

T&S loophole closed in new Finance Bill

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Recruitment Agency Now (24, March 2016)

T&S legislation will hit home hard

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Recruitment Buzz (18, March 2016)

Chancellor Offers Few Sweeteners for Freelancers and Contractors in Budget

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Contractor Daily (17, March 2016)

Few sweeteners for freelancers and contractors in todays Budget says FCSA

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (17, March 2016)

Budget 2016: Contracting’s stakeholders react to tax avoidance crackdown

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The Online Recruitment Resource (17, March 2016)

Chancellor offers few sweeteners for freelancers and contractors in today’s Budget

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Recruiter (16, March 2016)

Budget: T&S tax relief removed from next month

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Bdaily (16, March 2016)

Budget 2016: London and South East SMEs call for less red tape

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Contractor UK (15, March 2016)

Osborne ‘to overhaul public PSC contracting’

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IT Contractors UK (14 March, 2016)

FCSA urges Osborne to get his facts right before tarnishing all contractors

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Recruitment International (14, March 2016)

FCSA fears TfL reports could misrepresent entire freelancing sector

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Recruitment Agency Now (3, March 2016)

New travel and subsistence regulations confusing hirers

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Real Business (2 March, 2016)

Our readers have their say on whether a Brexit would negatively impact their companies

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Contractor.co.uk (1, March 2016)

Hirers won’t compensate contractors for T&S losses

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Global Recruiter (March 2016)

Research finds response to T&S changes from industry

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February 2016


 

IT Contractors UK (29, February 2016)

UK plc confused about T&S regulations says FCSA research

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Recruitment Grapevine (29, February 2016)

REC, CIPD, CBI and FCSA: 9 out of 10 employers won’t compensate staff travelling

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Start Ups (26, February 2016)

Dividend tax changes: What business owners really think

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The Online Recruitment Resource (26, February 2016)

Research reveals UK plc confused about T&S regulations

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HR & Charity News (25, February 2016)

Research: UK confused about Travel & Subsistence regulations

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (25, February 2016)

Research reveals UK plc confused about new tax rules

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Staffing Industry Analysts (25, February 2016)

Most companies confused about T&S regulations

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The Swindonian (25, February 2016)

Are you affected by the upcoming tax changes?

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Shout99 (25, February 2016)

Research reveals confusion about new T&S rules

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Recruiter (25, February 2016)

Businesses still unfamiliar with T&S changes

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Recruitment International (25, February 2016)

Only 35% of hirers fully understand T&S regulations

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January 2016


Recruitment International (27, January 2016)

FCSA welcomes newest full member

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Recruitment Grapevine (26, January 2016)

Legislation changes detrimental for temp staff recruitment

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Staffing Industry Analysts (25, January 2016)

UK – Professional recruitment and staffing bodies called upon to help gather evidence for Government

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (25, January 2015)

Contractor clients urged to support fight against contractor T&S restrictions

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Personnel Today (25, January 2016)

Professional Bodies call upon UK plc to help gather evidence for Government

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Shout 99 (24, January 2016)

Call for evidence on impact of removal of travel relief

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Recruitment Buzz (21, January 2016)

Professional Bodies Call Upon UK plc to Help Gather Evidence for Government

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The Global Recruiter (21, January 2016)

Industry bodies create survey to show impact of T&S measures.

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Recruiter (20, January 2016)

Professional bodies join together to tap UK business on T&S impact

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Recruitment International (20, January 2016)

Professional bodies ask UK plc to help gather evidence for Government

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Contractor Weekly (19, January 2016)

The true value of umbrellas for contractors

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The HR Director (13, January 2016)

Are freelancers a part of your HR strategy?

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Business Advice (7, January 2016)

Freelancers can work well for your small business and help you to grow in 2016

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (4, January 2016)

Contracting in 2016: experts share their predictions for contractors in the New Year

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December 2015


 

Job Site (30, December 2015)

A Guide to Starting a Contracting Job

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (24, December 2015)

ContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 24/Dec/2015

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (23, December 2015)

Contracting in 2015: IR35, Dividend Tax change, T&S expenses, and IPSE thinktank

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Global Recruiter (December 2015)

Autumn Statement Reactions

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Global Recruiter (December 2015)

The Great 2015

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Recruitment International (17 December, 2015)

FCSA applauds Swinney’s SRIT decision

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Freelance UK (17 December, 2015)

One man bands leaps by 71,000

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Recruiter (16 December, 2015)

Unemployment at lowest level since 2006 as employment continues to rise

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Recruitment Buzz (14 December, 2015)

UK Economy will Suffer says FCSA as Travel & Subsistence Cuts Go Ahead

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Sunday Times (6 December, 2015)

Future of Work: Freelancer economy is on the rise

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Contractor UK (10 December, 2015)
Finance Bill 2016: Travel & Subsistence Summary

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Recruitment Agency Now (19 November, 2015)

Gender equality at board level: how does the recruitment industry fare?

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Recruiter (9 December, 2015)
Government presses ahead with ‘disappointing’ travel & subsistence legislation

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Contractor UK (10 December, 2015)
Finance Bill 2016: PSC contractors given a get-out

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Recruitment Agency Now (10 December, 2015)

Draft Finance Bill confirms new travel and subsistence regulations

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Recruitment International UK (9 December, 2015)

FCSA: UK economy will suffer as travel & subsistence cuts go ahead

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Global Recruiter (11 December, 2015)

Government confirms removal of T&S tax relief in legislation.

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November 2015

Hubbul (25 November 2015)

Autumn Statement at a glance

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Contractor Calculator.co.uk (25 November 2015)

Umbrella company contractors could lose ongoing expenses tax relief from April 2016

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ContractorUK.com (25 November 2015)

Osborne omits plan to payroll PSC contractors

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Global Recruiter (23 November 2015)

T&S relief removal would have significant impact says FCSA.

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Recruiter Magazine (23 November 2015)

Government departments show ‘appalling complacency’ over T&S

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Recruiter International (17 November 2015)

UK plc to pay the price if T&S tax relief goes ahead

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Recruitment Agency Now (9 November, 2015)

T&S reform is not the end of umbrella

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People Management (9 November, 2015)

Announcement of government crackdown on ‘off-payroll’ workers expected this month

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Recruiter (9 November, 2015)

Osbourne’s payroll plans slammed by umbrella self-employed groups

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Recruiter (4 November, 2015)

Trade bodies divided over ‘picketing code’ to protect ‘strike-breakers’

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Adiona Magazine (November 2015 Issue)

Counting on the freelance worker

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October 2015


Recruiter (16 October, 2015)

Government hits back over FCSA claims of favouring candidates over freelancers

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September 2015


HR Magazine (25 September, 2015)

Will IR35 legislation put firms off using freelancers?

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REC Website (3 September, 2015)

New advice from REC to members to use only FCSA compliant umbrella companies

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