Industry News: Welsh decision to ban umbrellas brings response from industry

The decision by the Welsh Assembly’s to ban umbrella payroll services on its construction projects has brought dismay from the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA). Commenting on the move, the FCSA said it was concerned that the step will work to tarnish the reputation of the many compliant and responsible umbrella companies working in the best interests of contractors and freelancers.