FCSA Announces Mitigo As Cyber Risk Management Partner

PARTNERSHIP BOLSTERS CYBER SECURITY PROTECTION FOR FCSA MEMBERS The Freelance & Contractor Services Association is delighted to announce details of its new strategic partnership with cyber security experts Mitigo, which will support the FCSA’s umbrella members in bolstering defences against cyber-attacks and business disruption. Following increased cyber risks and attacks within the UK business community, […]

New Red Planet demonstrate compliance and achieve FCSA Accredited Membership

We are delighted to announce that New Red Planet have achieved FCSA Accreditation for their Umbrella Employment services.   Based in the North West of England, New Red Planet provide a range of payroll models including standard PAYE, Umbrella Employment and PEO.   FCSA Accreditation is awarded when a company has demonstrated compliant and ethical […]

Fear of Catching Covid-19 is not a Protected Belief according to Employment Tribunal

Written by Brabners LLP   Fear of Catching Covid-19 is not a Protected Belief according to Employment Tribunal As cases relating to COVID-19 begin to reach the Employment Tribunal, we are getting a clearer understanding of how established principles of employment law will be applied to some of the unique challenges of the past two […]

FCSA comment on the recent cyber attacks

Whilst there are current attacks underway, there is, naturally, a focus on resolving what are major system outages as soon as possible and striving to minimise the impact on employees expecting payments or having queries go unanswered. In our view it is crucial that workers are kept informed of progress.

FCSA respond to call for evidence on IR35 reforms and CEST

The FCSA was delighted to be invited by the House Of Lords Finance Sub Committee to present evidence on the effect on the outsourced worker sector of recently introduced IR35 reforms in the private sector and specifically the effectiveness of the HMRC CEST tool