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.

25 Apr 2019

Orbital is the latest firm to achieve prestigious FCSA Accredited Membership status

Orbital achieves FCSA Accreditation for the provision of umbrella employment, accountancy and CIS/self-employed payroll services.

Read more

18 Apr 2019

Pendragon Consultancy passes FCSA accreditation with flying colours in just 15 weeks

Pendragon Consultancy passes FCSA Accreditation for its umbrella employment services in just 15 weeks.

Read more

16 Apr 2019

Contractor engagement

Written by FCSA Business Partner, Remus Rewards   When it comes to attracting and maintaining new and existing employees, it can become a challenge to retain let alone attract high...

Read more

16 Apr 2019

Regulations require key information document to be provided

New legal changes will require employment businesses to provide work-seekers with a Key Information Document and extra assistance from Umbrella Companies is likely to be needed as a result.

Read more

11 Apr 2019

FCSA initiative launched to give peace of mind to recruiters and their clients

In a move to drive up standards in the supply chain, The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) today unveiled a new initiative for recruiters. The FCSA Supply Chain Partnership...

Read more

2 Apr 2019

EAT confirms an employee’s mistaken belief is not enough for her disability discrimination claim to succeed

Written by Brabners LLP In the recent case of iForce Ltd v Wood [2019], the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) confirmed that an individual did not suffer unfavourable treatment when she...

Read more

28 Mar 2019

Mortimer Childe secures prestigious FCSA Accreditation

We are delighted to welcome Mortimer Childe as our latest FCSA Accredited Member.  FCSA Accreditation demonstrates to freelancers, contractors and recruitment businesses that members are acting both professionally and ethically...

Read more

20 Mar 2019

Key becomes 34th member to become FCSA Accredited

On becoming FCSA Accredited, Key Director Gary Smith said: “We’re delighted to have secured FCSA Accreditation and to be part of a professional association that is widely acknowledged as the...

Read more

19 Mar 2019

MTD only weeks away – Are you ready for Making Tax Digital?

FCSA Business Partner, Larsen Howie provides advice on preparing for Making Tax Digital (MTD) which comes into effect on 1 April 2019.

Read more

18 Mar 2019

Personal injury damages available where employers fail to provide rest breaks

As you will know, working time is governed by the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR 1998”) and it applies to all workers (not just to employees). Under the WTR 1998,...

Read more

5 Mar 2019

Surprising Court of Appeal decision on the Agency Workers Regulations

Written by Brabners LLP Important Court of Appeal Case gives an insight into how compensation is dealt with under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 where there is an equal pay...

Read more

5 Mar 2019

HMRC issues consultation on IR35/off-payroll reforms to the private sector

HMRC has now issued the long-awaited consultation into off-payroll reforms for the private sector, due to be effective from April 2020.  At a glance there are some interesting points being...

Read more

Stay Updated

Subscribe to our newsletter for recruitment professionals and get the latest industry news, compliance updates and event information straight to your inbox.

See our privacy policy to understand how we process your personal details to send you marketing emails.

Follow us

This website uses Cookies to improve your browsing experience and to help with our marketing. You can read more about removing Cookies here: View Cookies Policy

I'm fine with this