13 May 2020

Covid-19: bringing employees back to work

Covid-19: factors to think about before bringing employees back to work

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4 May 2020

FCSA and NASUWT unite to press government for answers on behalf of supply teachers

FCSA and NASUWT has written to the government to press for clarification on the issue of furloughing supply teachers employed through umbrella companies and agencies under the CJRS.

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29 Apr 2020

CJRS: further updates to Government guidance

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: further updates to the Government guidance

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21 Apr 2020

We need answers and we need them NOW, says FCSA chief executive Julia Kermode

Government continues to stall on providing absolute clarity on CJRS furlough pay calculation at the expense of 625k umbrella employees and agency workers. FCSA says, we need answers NOW.

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17 Apr 2020

Who is going to pay for public sector contingent workers?

There has continued to be much discussion this week regarding the interaction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and umbrella employers.  However, many are forgetting that there is a...

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15 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: latest updates to Government guidance considered

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: considering the latest Government guidance

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5 Apr 2020

FCSA position on latest coronavirus job retention scheme guidance

We welcome the additional job retention scheme guidance published by the government on 4 April 2020, and it is very positive that umbrella is specifically mentioned – this is due...

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1 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: What do employers and recruiters need to know in light of new changes?

Coronavirus in the workplace – an update based on the latest developments including the new job retention scheme

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31 Mar 2020

Job Retention Scheme – Will furloughed umbrella employees pay be calculated fairly?

FCSA urges all umbrella employees to lobby their Local MP to seek clarity on how their furloughed pay will be calculated under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

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30 Mar 2020

FCSA statement on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

FCSA welcomes the job retention scheme, which we understand will be applicable to umbrella employers.  There are a number of points on which we are seeking urgent clarification from the...

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27 Mar 2020

Will the coronavirus job retention scheme apply to umbrellas?

FCSA very much welcomes the additional guidance that the government has recently issued in relation to the job retention scheme.  Whilst we are hopeful that this will be applicable to...

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