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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 Jul 2019

Draft Finance Bill 2019-20 issued: FCSA reacts

Today (11/07/19) the Government has issued draft legislation for the Finance Bill 2019-20, including plans for off-payroll reform to be rolled out to the private sector from April 2020.  Some...

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9 Jul 2019

First case on perceived disability discrimination

In the recent case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey [2019], the Court of Appeal (“CA”) confirmed that it is discriminatory for an employer to treat an individual less...

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9 Jul 2019

Tax efficient protection for your contractor and company director clients

As you’ll be well aware, when you work for yourself, you no longer automatically enjoy the financial security that being employed affords you; from sick pay to pension provisions and...

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3 Jul 2019

Brexit and Freelancer Tax deals double blow for UK’s freelance workforce new research highlights

These are just some of the findings from a collaborative survey conducted by professional membership body the FCSA and cloud accounting software provider FreeAgent amongst 500 self-employed freelancers and contractors.

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28 Jun 2019

FCSA welcomes MyPay on board as latest Accredited Member

MyPay has become the latest accredited member to join the FCSA for providing umbrella services to contractors and freelancers.

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25 Jun 2019

Contracting sector calls on next Prime Minister to stop the Government’s “war on contracting” and instead support the UK’s flexible workforce

Ten leading organisations representing the UK’s thousands of contractors and freelancers have written an open letter to Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt. The letter calls on them, if they win...

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24 Jun 2019

CCA states IR35 could cause disruption to meds supply

Written by Larsen Howie The response to HMRC’s private sector IR35 consultation has been widespread. Many companies, both international corporations and local businesses, have sent in varying recommendations for the...

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24 Jun 2019

Latest case on holiday pay confirms when to include voluntary overtime

The recent Court of Appeal case Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust [2019] confirms that voluntary overtime should be taken into account when calculating holiday pay where overtime is...

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We joined FCSA to protect the interests of professional contractors and freelancers by improving industry standards and influencing government policy.

Graham Fisher Managing Director FCSA Accredited Member, Orange Genie

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