News & Insights

Our news & insights page includes updates on policy and legislation, thought leadership and commentary on the latest industry issues from our chief executive, practical advice and employment law updates, as well at the latest news from within the association.

11 Sep 2018

Why offer contractor benefits?

By 2020 over half of UK companies plan on hiring more contractors than permanent staff. Remus Rewards explain how bespoke contractor perks and benefits can help you stand out in...

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11 Sep 2018

‘Zero-hours’ employee deemed to be agency worker due to nature of assignment

Brabners LLP provides an important update on the case Brooknight Guarding Limited v Matei - ‘Zero-hours’ employee deemed to be agency worker due to nature of assignment.

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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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29 Aug 2018

Unfair Dismissal Legal Update

Brabners LLP advise claimants to beware as recent legal case confirms that unfair dismissal time limit does not automatically extend to the next working day when it expires on a...

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29 Aug 2018

There’s more to taking on medical sector employees than Umbrellas may think

Commercial insurance broker, Caunce O'Hara outline 5 key things for umbrella employers to consider when insuring your medical workers.

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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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15 Aug 2018

Will the Gender Pay Gap reporting obligations make any difference?

Written by FCSA Business Partner, MyDigitalAccounts Are Men and Women Equal and will the Gender Pay Gap reporting obligations make any difference? What must be reported? The prominent pay gap...

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15 Aug 2018

Gender pay gap reporting update

Written by Brabners LLP Get up to speed with the latest recommendations from BEIS on employer compliance with gender pay gap reporting! You may remember that there was extensive media...

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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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