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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

6 Aug 2019

2019/20 Reflections and Predictions

Written by My Digital Accounts The last year has been another year of interminable change for those looking after the tax affairs of temporary workers with many important changes announced;...

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6 Aug 2019

Court of Appeal case confirms that agency workers are not entitled to ‘the same contractual working hours as employees’ after 12 weeks

Written by Brabners LLP A new case Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Limited and another [2019] in the Court of Appeal has provided clarification on the ‘working hours’ an Agency...

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31 Jul 2019

Stay ahead of legislation changes

With two big industry changes in the shape of the Domestic Reverse Charge & IR35, now is the time to look at how much time and money you can save.

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23 Jul 2019

IR35: HMRC sticks to original proposals in draft legislation

Written by FCSA Business Partners, Larsen Howie HMRC has published the Summary of Responses to the consultation ‘Off-payroll working rules from April 2020’ (our response to which you can read...

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23 Jul 2019

First court decision on restrictive covenants after 100 years

100 years since the first binding decision, the Supreme Court takes a liberal approach, confirming that courts are able to strike through restrictive covenants to make them enforceable against employees.

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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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FCSA echoes our own values and commitment to best practice which gives our clients reassurance that they are working with a highly professional and fully compliant company.

Neil Kane Sales Manager FCSA Accredited Member, SmartWork

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