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FCSA Appoints New Membership Manager

FCSA announces the appointment of Deborah Murphy to the newly created post of Membership Manager to support existing members and future membership growth.


What is a Statement of Work?

A Statement of Work (SoW) is an agreement between two businesses that typically defines key deliverables to be achieved, to consider a project satisfactorily complete


What is IR35?

IR35 is tax legislation that aims to stop individuals from avoiding tax by supplying their services to the client through an intermediary, such as a


Sterling Achieves FCSA Accreditation

Sterling is the latest firm to become accredited by the FCSA, demonstrating that they operate to the highest industry standards for the benefit and protection of their clients.

Churchill Knight

Churchill Knight Group Achieves FCSA Accreditation

Churchill Knight and associated companies are the latest firms to become accredited by the FCSA, demonstrating that they operate to the highest industry standards for the benefit and protection of their clients.

SG Umbrella & SG Accounting

SG Accounting and SG Umbrella Achieve FCSA Accreditation

Achieving FCSA Accreditation, “…sends out a clear message that the SG Group is dedicated to providing a quality, compliant umbrella and accountancy service to all of our clients and a commitment to continuously raising our standards.” says SG Group MD, Daniel Mepham.

New FCSA Accredited Member - Exact Payroll

Exact Payroll passes FCSA accreditation

Exact Payroll, providers of professional support services to help freelancers, contractors and small businesses, has become the latest firm to become accredited by the FCSA for its umbrella and CIS payroll services. 

FCSA Board

FCSA welcomes three new members to its Board

FCSA welcomes three highly respected industry authorities to its Board.  They are Mark Beal-Preston from Optionis, Tim Hunt from Mango Pay and Joe Taffurelli from Liquid Friday.


Contractor engagement

Written by FCSA Business Partner, Remus Rewards   When it comes to attracting and maintaining new and existing employees, it can become a challenge to


Key becomes 34th member to become FCSA Accredited

On becoming FCSA Accredited, Key Director Gary Smith said: “We’re delighted to have secured FCSA Accreditation and to be part of a professional association that is widely acknowledged as the gold standard in our sector.”


PayStream becomes latest FCSA Accredited Member

Julia Kermode congratulates PayStream on achieving FCSA Accreditation for their accountancy, umbrella employment and CIS payroll/self-employed services, increasing our membership to 32.


Are key facts statements inevitable?

It’s been an interesting few days of media spotlight on our sector – from agency workers missing out on pay and rights, to the House

Market Insights

FCSA reaction to the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget

Read our response to the Chancellor’s first Autumn Budget Statement on 29 October 2018, where he announces confirmation of the delay to the roll-out of IR35 reforms until April 2020.

FCSA Appoints New Chair

The FCSA is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris James as its new Chairperson. Chris has played an active role in FCSA’s work for


FCSA membership is changing

Our membership structure has changed.  Since yesterday, 30th September 2018, we have discontinued our associate membership and now we only have one category of membership,

News passes FCSA accreditation is the latest Associate Member to earn full FCSA Accreditation for its accountancy, umbrella and CIS services to contractors and freelancers. 


FCSA reacts to landmark employment status case

In the landmark employment status case, Mr Gary Smith vs Pimlico Plumbers, the Supreme Court concludes that the heating engineer was a worker and not self-employed. Read FCSA’s response.