As the only trade association representing the outsource sector, we are focusing on the following key themes:

  • Engagement with BEIS, HMRC, Treasury and the Business Secretary
  • The post Brexit talent landscape in particular visas and the movement of skilled workers across borders 
  • The Apprenticeship Levy – in particular the broadening of its scope and use  
  • Payment terms legislation
  • The impact of the UK Labour Market Enforcement Strategy.

2023 Public Policy Themes

Political Lobbying



Response to Consultation: Off Payroll Working Set Off

Response to Consultation: Tougher Consequences for Promoters of Tax Avoidance

Response to Consultation: A Pro- Innovation Approach to AI Regulation

Response to Consultation: Retained EU employment law reforms



Meeting with Lord Knight, Labour peer



HMT, HMRC, Department for Business and Trade (DBT) member events on joint consultation on umbrella companies.

Submission to Labour party manifesto policy team on synergy between domestic skills and changes to points based immigration system

Submission to Lord Newby, Liberal Democrats peer responsible for manifesto policy development on APSCo 2023 campaign recommendations

Discussion with DBT lead policy advisor and Employment Agency Standards team on Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill



Spring Statement 2022

The Chancellor delivered his Spring Statement on 23 March 2022, members can download our full summary here.

This Summary covers all the changes announced in the Chancellor’s speech and includes tables of the main rates and allowances.