News & Insights

Our news & insights page includes updates on policy and legislation, thought leadership and commentary on the latest industry issues from our chief executive, practical advice and employment law updates, as well at the latest news from within the association.

27 Jul 2021

Recruitment and Right to Work Post-Brexit

Brabners provide answers to those all-important questions concerning right to work post Brexit.

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27 Jul 2021

‘Pingdemic’ causes business chaos

Brabners discuss the huge number of pings on the Covid app is causing chaos amongst businesses.

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6 Jul 2021

The FCSA announces launch of revised Codes of Compliance

Revised Codes for member firms provide added assurance for agencies, end hirers, and contractors. Watch the video to find out more.

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21 Jun 2021

Annual leave and holiday pay for umbrella employees – Back to basics

Brabners LLP discusses the correct approach to the calculation of annual leave and holiday pay for umbrella employees in part one of this article series.

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21 Jun 2021

Dismissal of employees for expressing concerns about COVID-19: two contrasting decisions

Brabners LLP look at contrasting decisions given in cases concerning the dismissal of employees for expressing concerns about COVID-19

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14 Jun 2021

Establishing a new single enforcement body for employment rights – a step closer to regulation in our sector says the FCSA

FCSA welcomes set up of single enforcement body to protect vulnerable workers and says it's a step closer to regulation in our sector.

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26 May 2021

FCSA writes to Minister Paul Scully to urge prioritisation of sector regulation

Last week, FCSA Chief Executive, Phil Pluck and Board Chair, Chris James met with BEIS officials to emphasise the FCSA’s disappointment that there was no mention of the Employment Bill...

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25 May 2021

BEIS issues guidance on NMW for sleep-in workers

BEIS guidance issued following Royal Mencap case on NMW for sleep-in workers. Brabners LLP look at this recent case.

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21 May 2021

Granite BPO Ltd secures FCSA Accreditation for umbrella employment services

FCSA welcomes Granite BPO Ltd having successfully passed the rigorous assessment process to demonstrate the highest standards of compliance for umbrella employment.

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20 May 2021

Check, act, and review – pertinent advice from HMRC on the importance of supply chain due diligence

FCSA welcomes HMRCs guidance for agencies and employers on the importance of carrying out proper labour supply chain due diligence.

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13 May 2021

Oasis Group is the latest firm to achieve FCSA Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that Oasis Umbrella and Oasis Accountants have achieveed FCSA Accreditation for their umbrella employment and contractor accountancy services.

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11 May 2021

FCSA’s extreme disappointment at absence of Employment Bill in Queen’s Speech

Employment Bill missing from Queen's Speech raising sector-wide concerns about the government's commitment to enforcing much-needed legislation in the sector.

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