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.

21 May 2018

We celebrate as Liberty Bishop passes FCSA accreditation

We are pleased to announce that specialist umbrella employment, payroll and accountancy provider Liberty Bishop is now a fully Accredited Member. Founded in 1995, Liberty Bishop boasts more than 20...

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18 May 2018

HMRC issues consultation on IR35 reforms to the private sector

HMRC have today finally issued their long-awaited consultation on IR35 reforms in the private sector, and it isn’t quite as expected.

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15 May 2018

Latest official figures show increases in both temporary employment and part-time self-employment

Figures released today by the Office of National Statistics show temporary employment has risen by 54k (+3.5%) quarter on quarter with growth in non-traditional employment set to continue.

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9 May 2018

We welcome the government’s first labour market enforcement strategy

FCSA welcomes the publication of the government’s first-ever Labour Market Enforcement Strategy with Julia Kermode expressing her delight that the Directorate has listened to proposals put forward by FCSA.

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8 May 2018

FCSA calls on Unite to educate itself on benefits of compliant umbrella firms

As payroll firms come under attack from the media once again Julia Kermode steps in to defend the role compliant umbrella firms play.

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1 May 2018

Legal challenges to IR35 public sector reforms seem inevitable

We conducted a survey of intermediaries who support 33,500 workers in public sector roles. Alarmingly, 50% of FCSA survey responses stated that no IR35 compliance tests had been carried out.

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24 Apr 2018

We welcome Recruitready as a new business partner

Recruitready has joined FCSA as a new business partner, affording members and agencies access to a wealth of recruitment specific services that will help them in their day-to-day business.

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18 Apr 2018

HMRC is pursuing unpaid tax on incentive payments

FCSA has heard that HMRC are pursuing unpaid tax on incentive payments – recruitment agencies please beware! Last week some recruitment consultants started receiving bills from HMRC for unpaid tax...

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9 Apr 2018

April brings with it a myriad of financial changes relevant to employers and other businesses

With increases in employment tribunal compensation limits, the NLW and other NMW amounts, read on for further details and to make sure you are in the know!

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9 Apr 2018

Countdown to compliance: preparing for GDPR in the real world

Written by FCSA Business Partner, FreeAgent. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect next month, is your practice ready to be compliant? Richard Grey, Head of Information...

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28 Mar 2018

Supreme Court Casts Doubts Over the Future of the “Burchell” test in Unfair Dismissal Cases involving Misconduct.

Brabners LLP ask, "Is there now going to be a change to how those cases are dealt with by the courts?".

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28 Mar 2018

Making Tax Digital – Are you a ‘Moaning Michael’?

Written by FCSA Business Partner, My Digital Accounts.  A Simple Explanation of Making Tax Digital Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a key part of government’s plan to make it easier for...

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