Media Coverage

As the voice of the UK’s professional employment services sector, stay up-to-date with our extensive media coverage. 

Click on the links below to view our latest coverage in the national, international and sector press.

 

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July 2020


London Loves Business
FCSA responds to government’s ‘Plan for Jobs’ summer statement
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Staffing Industry Analysts
UK – Summer Statement includes ‘Plan for Jobs’ to kick-start the economy, focus on youth employment and training
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Contractor UK
Contractor umbrella companies give warmer welcome to Summer Economic Update 2020
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Freelance UK
Freelancers despondent at being overlooked by Chancellor Sunak, again
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Global Recruiter
Industry responds to the Chancellor
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ComputerWeekly.com
IT contractors hit by delays in Covid-19 furlough scheme payments from umbrella companies
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TES News
Still ‘serious concern’ over supply teacher pay
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June 2020


Contractor UK
New covid-19 guidance for workplaces and the public: contractor sector has its say
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Contractor UK
Umbrella sector divided over ‘unsustainable’ furlough scheme’s new pay guidance
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The Sun
Hundreds of thousands of agency workers including care workers and supply staff missing out on furlough cash
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The Telegraph
Care staff and supply teachers without income as agency workers slip through furlough net
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Recruiter
FCSA joins with teachers’ union to get clarification on supply teachers
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The Global Recruiter
FCSA and NASUWT unite
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TES News
Coronavirus: Pressure mounts over supply teacher pay
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March 2020


Personnel Today
IR35 review: changes will go ahead in April
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The Global Recruiter
HMRC gives response to IR35 review
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Contractor UK
What HMRC just told us about IR35 reform and why it’s worrying
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Staffing Industry Analysts
UK – Contractors’ representatives call for delay or scrap of IR35
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Contractor UK
Lords scrutinise IR35 reform’s costs, in their latest probe into ‘David Vs Goliath’
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Contractor Calculator
Strong calls for delay or abandonment of Off-Payroll Tax during Lords inquiry
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Recruiter
Government confirms IR35 extension into private sector
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Staffing Industry Analysts
IR35 reforms to go ahead in April 2020, HMRC confirms its ‘light touch’ approach to enforcement
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TALiNT International
Government announces softer approach to IR35 reforms
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The Register
Don’t worry, IT contractors. New UK chancellor says HMRC will be gentle pushing IR35 rules
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Treasury pledges ‘light touch’ as IR35 reforms confirmed
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People Management Magazine
Budget 2020: chancellor offers funding lifeline for SMEs amid coronavirus outbreak
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Freelance UK
Budget 2020: Sunak’s 20 self-employed nods hardly lift freelancer ‘gloom’
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The Global Recruiter
Budget brings some positives for sector but IR35 remains unchanged
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Staffing Industry Analysts
UK – Spring Budget spending to focus on coronavirus crisis, sick pay to be extended, IR35 reforms to go ahead
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People Management Magazine
Budget 2020: chancellor offers funding lifeline for SMEs amid coronavirus outbreak
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Contractor UK
Contractors embrace Budget 2020 keeping Entrepreneurs’ Relief, as IR35 delay hopes get killed off
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Freelance UK
Budget 2020: Sunak’s 20 self-employed nods hardly lift freelancer ‘gloom’
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Contractor UK
Contractors embrace Budget 2020 keeping Entrepreneurs’ Relief, as IR35 delay hopes get killed off
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Computer Weekly
Budget 2020: Omission of IR35 from chancellor’s speech sparks fury from contracting groups
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February 2020


Recruiter

Recruitment sector welcomes Lords’ inquiry into IR35 extension

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Talint International

House of Lords select committee launches IR35 inquiry

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Companies House

Fall off in Incorporations and a rise in Dissolutions

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The Telegraph

House of Lords investigating off-payroll

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Accountancy Daily

300+ protest IR35 outside parliament

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FT Adviser

MP invites views on IR35 as protest planned

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Staffing Industry Analysis

House of Lords Sub-Committee Opens Inquiry into IR35

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Design Week

How will designers be affected by changes to IR35

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ContractorUK

Contractor sector susses out ‘complex’ draft secondary IR35 legislation

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ContractorUK

Limited company contractor population ‘to bounce back’ after IR35 reform

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People Management

Firms using third-party recruiters could still face tax bills under IR35 changes

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Computer Weekly

IR35 private sector reforms: BP contractors notified of incoming ban on PSCs

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January 2020


ContractorUK

Chancellor sets Budget 2020 for Wednesday March 11th

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Staffing Industry Analysis

Government launches review of changes to IR35 reform

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Recruiter

Not enough time for full off-payroll review say industry bodies

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Startup Donut

All eyes on Boris Johnson over the issue of IR35

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Smallbusiness.co.uk

More than four in 10 businesses could phase out contractors due to IR35

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Global Recruiter

Government review branded ‘meaningless’, ‘inadequate’ and ‘too late’.

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Accountancy Age

IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors

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Financial Times
Main parties pleaded to review IR35 reforms after election

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Recruiter
Government to name and shame head of supply chains for poor employment practices
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Working Mums
Take time now on IR35 or you could lose out later, employers warned
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Information Matters
Advice for contractors choosing an umbrella
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Smallbusiness.co.uk
Over half of self-employed don’t even know what IR35 is
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ContractorUK
Freelance body rubbishes new CEST for omitting Mutuality
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