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Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)

APSCo was formed to give all firms involved in the recruitment of professional talent that have a commitment to excellence, the specialist support and distinctive voice they need to be successful. It gives candidates and employers a trusted badge of quality whilst providing member firms with an innovative range of services designed for them by recruitment experts.

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The CBI is the UK’s premier business organisation, providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers. Their purpose – helping business create a more prosperous society.

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Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD)

CIPD is the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, they have been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work.  

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Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)

CIOT is the leading professional body in the UK for advisers dealing with all aspects of taxation. As a not-for-profit organisation their primary purpose is to promote education in taxation with a key aim of achieving a more efficient and less complex tax system for all. Our comments and recommendations on tax issues are made solely in order to achieve this aim; we are a non-party-political organisation.

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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)

HMRC is the UK’s tax, payments and customs authority. Their purpose is to collect the money that pays for the UK’s public services. They help the honest majority get their tax right and make it hard for the dishonest minority to cheat the system.

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Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW)

There are over 150,000 ICAEW Chartered Accountants in the UK. ICAEW trains, develops and supports each one of them so that they have the knowledge and values to build economies that are sustainable, accountable and fair. They share their knowledge and insight with governments, regulators and business leaders worldwide so that accountancy is a force for positive economic change.

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IPSE, the association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, is the voice of the UK’s self-employed population who make up one in seven people working today. They provide IPSE members the help they need to run their businesses with peace of mind. IPSE members have access to legal advice, cover for sickness and many of the benefits employees receive. 

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Low Incomes Tax Reforms Group  (LITRG)

People on low incomes need their taxes to be as simple as possible. LITRG’s aim is to persuade politicians and HM Revenue & Customs to make the tax system easier and fairer for all while making tax and tax credit information available to those who are unable to afford professional advice.

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Office of National Statistics (ONS)

The Office of National Statistics is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistic institute of the UK.  Of particular relevance, they produce monthly employment and labour market figures, the insights from which give a good indication of the UK’s current economic position.

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Office of Tax Simplification (OTS)

Office of Tax Simplification gives independent advice to the government on simplifying the UK tax system. The Office of Tax Simplification is an independent office of HM Treasury.

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Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)

As the professional body for recruitment the REC is determined to make businesses more successful by helping them secure the people they need. They are absolutely passionate and totally committed in this pursuit for recruiters, employers, and the people they hire.  

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SAFERjobs is a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation designed to support job seekers, agency staff, and contractors with any suspected fraud, malpractice, breach of legislation, or poor experience they may encounter. If you have experienced any issues, please inform SAFERjobs via their website.

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TEAM is the UK’s largest network of independent recruitment and employment businesses. Members share split fee business and benefit from discounts on products, services and job boards, made available to them from some of the top industry suppliers.

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