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

2023 Public Policy Themes

Political Lobbying

2024

February

Future of Work Trade Association meeting – 15th February 2024

January

Repeal of Regulation 7 Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 to enable hiring-agency-staff-to-cover-industrial-action
APSCo UK/OutSource Response ACAS Code of Practice on Predictable Working Patterns


2023

November

Pre-Autumn Statement speculation briefing
Institute for the Future of Work AI Summit
Meeting with Liberal Democrat Peers Baroness Garden and Lord Addington
Meeting with Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Newby
Event with Matt Warman MP and Mark Pawsey MP

October

Submission Autumn Statement 
Meeting senior Home Office Policy Advisor Global Mobility visas
HMRC Member Roundtable: Contracting Out Guidance Off Payroll
DfE Intermediary Ambassador summit
Letter to Imran Hussain MP newly appointed Shadow Minister for the New Deal for Working People
Letter to Seema Malhotra MP newly appointed Shadow Minister for Skills

August

HMT, HMRC, and Department for Business and Trade (DBT) member events on joint consultation on umbrella companies.
Submission to Labour Party manifesto policy team on the 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