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.

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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28 Apr 2020

FCSA proud to sponsor new TALiNT Partners Talent Tech Star Award

Accredited Members can now enter for the FCSA sponsored Talent Tech Star Awards Contractor Solution of the Year award with 50% discount on entries.

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27 Apr 2020

Bright Sky Contracting becomes an FCSA Accredited Member

Bright Sky Contracting has achieved FCSA Accreditation for its umbrella employment and CIS payroll services.

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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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14 Apr 2020

37% of temporary/casual employee jobs paid outside a monthly pay cycle

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has likely been designed with monthly paid workers in mind. However, 37% of temporary and casual roles are paid outside of the standard monthly...

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14 Apr 2020

Husp is the latest firm to achieve FCSA Accreditation

Husp, part of the Huntswood Group, is the latest firm to achieve FCSA Accreditation for umbrella employment services.

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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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