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FCSA Accreditation

FCSA accreditation is recognised as the industry’s compliance gold standard.

Accreditation is awarded to umbrella employers, contractor accountants and CIS payroll providers who can demonstrate the highest industry standards.

As a service provider, accreditation will provide assurance to recruitment agencies that your business is fully compliant and transparent. For recruitment agencies, accreditation removes the time, complexity and cost of implementing a robust preferred suppliers list.

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Why FCSA Accredited Membership is unique

Adherence to rigorous standards
Adherence to rigorous standards
Assessed against a published Code of Compliance
Assessed against a published Code of Compliance
Independently tested by regulated accountants and solicitors
Independently tested by regulated accountants and solicitors
FCSA audit is disclosed to HMRC
FCSA audit is disclosed to HMRC
Prove compliance annually
Prove compliance annually

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We have done the compliance checks for you, saving your recruitment agency time, cost and reducing risk.

Use our Directory of Members search facility to find fully compliant and transparent services providers when reviewing your preferred supplier list.

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Latest News & Insights

11 Jun 2019

Recent decision on employer’s failure to make reasonable adjustments

Recent case highlights the importance of employers following their own policies when making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees.

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6 Jun 2019

Champion Contractors becomes latest FCSA Accredited Member

Jim McMeekin, Director of Champion Contractors says the firm is delighted to have achieved FCSA Accreditation which will demonstrate to their customers a “quality compliant service that is second to...

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29 May 2019

New research highlights confusion amongst self-employed regarding Off-Payroll reforms

One in five UK sole traders are needlessly making plans to address the impact of proposed Off-Payroll reforms despite the legislation not affecting them, new research has revealed. According to...

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28 May 2019

Recent court case confirms employers must have systems to record how many hours a day an employee is working

Written by Brabners LLP   The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently confirmed that employers need to have systems in place that record the hours worked...

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22 May 2019

FCSA welcomes Sapphire Accounting on board as latest Accredited Member

Sapphire Accounting become the latest firm to achieve FCSA Accreditation for their umbrella employer, contractor accountancy and CIS/self-employed payroll services.

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15 May 2019

Why HMRC lost yet another IR35 appeal to a presenter

Written by FCSA Business Partner, Larsen Howie In Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’, Lady Bracknell famously says, “To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a...

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15 May 2019

Latest EAT case on discrimination arising out of disability

Latest case confirms dismissal could be discriminatory despite employer not being aware of the employee’s disability until after the dismissal.

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29 Apr 2019

Case confirms candidates must be equally qualified before employers positively discriminate when recruiting

Brabners LLP looks at a case that reminds employers to ensure that candidates are equally qualified before positively discriminating in recruitment process.

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We’ve experienced significant value from FCSA accreditation and believe the association is a vital step in ensuring integrity and credibility of the intermediary supply chain.

Colin Gunnell CEO FCSA Accredited Member, Boox

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