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FCSA welcomes Octopus Investments as new business partner

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has formed a partnership with investment solutions provider Octopus Investments. The partnership will give FCSA’s membe...


FCSA responds to Unite's call to outlaw umbrella companies in the NHS

As Unite calls upon the NHS to outlaw what it calls ‘exploitative’ umbrella companies,


ICS Accounting becomes latest FCSA accredited member

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has welcomed ICS Accounting on board as a new accredited member having demonstrated that it fully adheres to the trade ...


FCSA research shows umbrella employees enjoy better rates of pay and longer assignments

Research out today has revealed that umbrella working is being adopted by more and more high-end professionals in a diverse range of occupations. The research, conducted by the ...


FCSA welcomes new partner, Carrington Capital

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has formed a partnership with contractor solutions provider, Carrington Capital. The partnership will enable FCSA’s mem...


Self-employed would value receiving sick pay above other benefits, according to research

UK micro-business owners and freelancers would be more interested in receiving sick pay than any other statutory benefit, according to new research carried out in collaboration ...


FCSA speaks out as umbrella firms come in for further attack

As umbrella firms come under fire once again, this time from representatives of the teaching profession, the Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has welcomed...


FCSA urges recruiters to choose compliant umbrella companies following exposure of £45m fraud case

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) is firing a word of caution to recruiters before choosing which umbrella company to partner with. The advice comes foll...


FCSA welcomes Perkbox as latest new business partner

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has formed a partnership with Perkbox, which provides over 250 free personal benefits to reward freelancers and contrac...


FCSA responds to Labour’s pledges to ban umbrella companies and clamp down on bogus self-employment

FCSA has learned that Labour will clamp down on bogus self-employment by shifting the burden of proof of worker status so that the law assumes a worker is an employee unless the...


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