Monthly Archives: August 2018

Landmark Gig Economy Case – Pimlico Plumbers

Megan

Megan

As well as having Payroll experience, Meg is our main point of contact for auto-enrolment setup. Now a qualified member of AAT, Meg is building her portfolio of accounting clients in a variety of sectors.
Megan

Gig economy ruling for plumbersIn another landmark case for those working in the so called ‘Gig Economy’, the Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a plumbing and heating engineer being a worker as opposed to being self-employed; granting him access to workers rights including sick pay, holiday pay and protection for unfair dismissal. You can read the full story here.

This is not the first case of its kind, with other gig economy employers including Uber and Deliveroo having cases brought against them in relation to the employment status and rights of the people working for them.

Find out more about the gig economy and the rights of those working in it in our latest blog post.

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The Importance Of Ensuring GDPR Compliance With Your Accountant

Tarah

Tarah

Originally our payroll specialist, but now working within our accountancy department. Tarah is a fully qualified member of AAT and has a portfolio of clients in Education and Retail sectors.
Tarah

With so many businesses focused on making their own steps towards GDPR compliance, it’s easy to overlook the importance of ensuring that your “Processors” (those who process data for you) are also compliant with the new data protection regulations.

In payroll and accountancy, the volume and sensitivity of the data that is collected, held and processed puts pressure on business owners of all sizes to ensure their provider is compliant.

In this blog post, we’ll look at how you can ensure that your current payroll provider, bookkeeper or accountant is compliant with GDPR. We will also highlight the steps and ongoing processes that we at FCF have put in place to ensure that we are 100% Compliant.

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