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About FCSA

Since 2008, Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA), a not-for-profit organisation, has supported and represented the professional employment services sector. Since it’s inception, FSCA has been the UK’s leading membership body for umbrella employers, contractor accountants and CIS payroll services providers with over 60 Member firms who support nearly a quarter of a million contractors.

Recognised as the industry’s benchmark for compliance, FCSA Accreditation is awarded to service providers that have been independently assessed by top experts to confirm that they adhere to the rigorous Codes of Compliance.

FCSA operates best practice Codes of Compliance designed to ensure that its Accredited Members provide services, advice and employment to the highest level of professional and ethical standards in the UK. New applicants for Accredited Membership and renewing members are required to demonstrate on continual basis how they adhere to FCSA’s Codes of Compliance, to provide the necessary supporting evidence as well as providing additional information when required.

FCSA’s purpose is to safeguard the long-term future of the professional freelance sector for the benefit of the UK economy. FCSA’s primary role is to raise standards across the industry and promote the compliance of it’s Members through Accreditation, which is regarded as the industry’s compliance gold standard, supporting contractors to meet their tax and legal obligations.

We work to protect the rights of freelancers and contractors and to promote fair and equitable practices in the workplace.