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.

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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24 Mar 2020

Latest coronavirus financial support developments from government

Good morning The team at Brabners have produced the attached very useful updates on the current position in relation to two current issues: Government’s planned job retention scheme / furloughed workers...

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20 Mar 2020

SSC Services awarded FCSA Accreditation

SSC Services has achieved FCSA Accreditation for its umbrella employment services.

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19 Mar 2020

Statutory Sick Pay and Implications of Coronavirus on Your Business

Latest advice for businesses operating in the temporary workforce sector on Statutory Sick Pay and the implications of the coronavirus on your business.

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18 Mar 2020

Julia Kermode’s blog: IR35 reforms in the private sector delayed and coronavirus update

Julia Kermode discusses two significant issues affecting FCSA: delay to IR35 reforms in the private sector, and coronavirus.

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18 Mar 2020

FCSA welcomes government’s plans to delay private sector off-payroll reforms until April 2021

FCSA Chief Executive, Julia Kermode responds to the government’s decision to delay the implementation of the off-payroll reforms in the private sector announced on 17 March 2020.

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16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: What do employers and recruiters need to know?

Written by Brabners LLP With the rise in Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the UK and the severity of the issue escalating across the world daily, employers and recruiters are struggling...

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13 Mar 2020

Churchill Knight Group Achieves FCSA Accreditation

Churchill Knight and associated companies are the latest firms to become accredited by the FCSA, demonstrating that they operate to the highest industry standards for the benefit and protection of...

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11 Mar 2020

No mention of IR35 reforms in Budget 2020 provokes outrage from FCSA

Read FCSA Chief Executive, Julia Kermode's response to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget 2020 announcement.

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11 Mar 2020

AZebra passes FCSA Accreditation with flying colours

AZebra is the latest firm to become an FCSA Accredited Member; accredited for its umbrella employment and CIS payroll services.

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