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We are delighted to add Contractor Umbrella to its growing list of Accredited Members. FCSA Accreditation demonstrates to freelancers, contractors and recruitment businesses that members are acting both professionally and ethically within the UK tax, employment and regulatory laws. Coupled with financial stability tests, FCSA Accreditation is proof that professional businesses can take the lead in delivering the highest levels of industry standards.

Contractor Umbrella was founded in 2002 to provide hassle-free, straight-talking umbrella employment services for UK based contractors and freelancers and was independently voted as the best umbrella company by the readers of ContractorUK in 2013.

On becoming FCSA Accredited,Simon Dolan, Managing Director at Contractor Umbrella said: “Contractor Umbrella is synonymous with professionalism and understanding, not just within the market but also in the way we serve our employees and recruiter partners. That’s why we are delighted to secure FCSA Accreditation.  FCSA stands for compliance and integrity, which aligns with our core set of values and we look forward to working with Julia and the FCSA team to drive up standards.”

To become an Accredited Member, applicants must undergo an independent and rigorous assessment of their business services, operations, policies and processes, all of which are examined to ensure adherence to FCSA compliance standards.

FCSA’s chief executive, Julia Kermode added: “I am very pleased to welcome Contractor Umbrella on board as our newest member and would like to congratulate SImon Dolan and his team for meeting the extremely high standards required to become a fully Accredited Member of the FCSA. It is a great achievement and something to be celebrated.”

Contractor Umbrella is fully FCSA accredited. You can find out what being a compliant umbrella company means in this FCSA guide. To find out more about Contractor Umbrella and how it could help with your employment needs. Please call 01206 591 000 or email

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