Resources

Here you will enjoy fast access to a wide range of online resources – guides, reports, fact sheets and information booklets – published by the FCSA and our partners.

Plus, access our glossary, listing key industry terms and definitions.

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FCSA Workforce Barometer (April 2021)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 18 May 2021 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

FCSA Workforce Barometer (March 2021)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 17 March 2021 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

FCSA Workforce Barometer (February 2021)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 23 February 2021 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

FCSA Workforce Barometer Report (January 2021)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 28 January 2021 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

Guide to Compliant Umbrella Companies

In this guide, we dispel the myths surrounding umbrella companies and outline the many benefits of engaging with a compliant umbrella firm. 

FCSA Workforce Barometer (December 2020)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 15 December 2020 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply, and other official workforce data.

FCSA Workforce Barometer (November 2020)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 10 November 2020 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply, and other official workforce data.

FCSA IR35 Guide for Agencies and End Hirers

FCSA has produced this useful guide in collaboration with IR35 experts at FCSA Accredited Member firm JSA Group to help you make sense of the complex IR35 rules, explaining what is changing, the risks and how to mitigate them, and how to determine a contractor’s IR35 status.

IR35 Reforms – A Guide For Agencies & End-Hirers

FCSA Workforce Barometer (October 2020)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 13 October 2020 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

FCSA Workforce Barometer (September 2020)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 15 September 2020 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

FCSA Workforce Barometer Report (August 2020)

FCSA analyses the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics published on 11 August 2020 to provide recruitment agencies with a summary of employment activity in the UK including changes in demand, changes in supply and other official workforce data.

EY Off-Payroll Working in the Private Sector (May 2018)

CIPD Labour Market Outlook (Spring 2018)

FCSA Supply Chain Partner Guide for End Hirers

In this guide, discover the many benefits for end hirers who choose to partner with recruitment agencies who are signed up to the FCSA Supply Chain Partner Charter.

IR35 Changes in the Public Sector Factsheet

We have produced this factsheet to provide you with a summary of the IR35 changes in the public sector (first published 2017).

(Disclaimer: The information in this document was correct in line with the latest government guidance at the time of publication and may in part be subject to change.)

FCSA Workforce Barometer – January 2018

In this quarters issue, in which we take a detailed look at UK plc’s changing demand for finance workers and the candidate availability. 

Become an FCSA Accredited Member

Discover why your umbrella, contractor accountancy or CIS/self-employed payroll services firm should become an Accredited Member of the FCSA. 

FCSA Charter

Download a copy of the FCSA Charter which sets out the minimum ethical standards and levels of conduct expected from FCSA Members. 

FCSA Charter

FCSA Codes of Compliance

Read FCSA’s Codes of Compliance to find out what new and renewing applicants for Accredited Membership are required to demonstrate:

FCSA code – Mandatory for ALL applicants

FCSA code – Umbrella Employers

FCSA code – Limited Company Advisors

FCSA code – Self-Employed & CIS Providers 

FCSA Fit & Proper Person form – ALL applicants

Revised Codes of Compliance (May 2021)

The revised FCSA Codes, as published, will apply to all new applicants from the 26th May 2021 and to current FCSA members from the 1st October 2021, the latter is to enable our independent assessors to evidence test current members against the newly revised codes. If you require a copy of the previous codes, please email: info@fcsa.org.uk.

 

FCSA Charter

All FCSA members are expected to adhere to FCSA’s Charter which sets out FCSA’s objectives and required ethical standards from our members.   

Criminal Finances Act 2017 Factsheet

Everything you need to know about the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and what it means for the sector. 

FCSA Supply Chain Partner Charter Guide for Agencies

A guide to the FCSA Supply Chain Partner Charter and how recruitment agencies can sign up to the scheme. 

Supply Chain Compliance for End-Hirers

We explain why choosing to partner with agencies whose PSL comprises exclusively of FCSA Accredited Members is so important. 

Supply Chain Compliance for Agencies

We explain why a reliable Preferred Supplier List made up exclusively of FCSA Accredited Members is so important for recruitment agencies.

FCSA Services Guide

An introduction to the FCSA and the range of services we offer services providers, end-hirers and recruiters. 

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