10 Mar 2015

FCSA collaboration showcases umbrella employment at House of Commons

  Representatives from a collaboration of 38 companies, employing approximately 90,000 contingent workers, today visited the House of Commons to showcase the benefits of umbrella employment to Parliamentarians.  Constituency MPs...

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4 Mar 2015

Advance earns full FCSA accreditation

4 March 2015 The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) is pleased to announce that Advance has demonstrated full compliance with the FCSA Code of Conduct.  Advance already holds FCSA...

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28 Feb 2015

Compliancy advice to recruitment firms

Non-compliant umbrella employers have been making the headlines lately and for all the wrong reasons. In September 2014, in his party conference speech, Ed Miliband pledged a crackdown on “umbrella”...

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11 Feb 2015

Response to HMRC’s discussion document “Employment Intermediaries: Temporary workers – relief for travel and subsistence”.

  Leading a collaborative campaign with 36 of the UK’s largest umbrella firms, the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA), today stated that the proposed changes to the temporary workers...

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3 Feb 2015

Government recognises role of responsible umbrella companies

3 February 2015 Monday’s parliamentary questions resulted in the Financial Secretary to the Treasury recognising the value of umbrella companies which operate responsibly.  Responding to a written question posed by...

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21 Jan 2015

Channel 4 Dispatches exposes poor practices

The Channel 4 Dispatches programme (aired Monday 19 January, 20:00) exposed some unethical practices that we have long been aware take place within our sector.  As a professional body for...

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