FCSA Decision In Umbrella ‘Skimming’ Case

Regular readers might recall a number of cases last year where umbrellas were criticised for “skimming” amounts from contractors, and Orange Genie was accused of “secretly deducting” £2 from their umbrella workers. Around the same time, Orange Genie’s membership of the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) was suspended for six months for breaches of […]

Orange Genie’s CEO Speaks Exclusively To IWORK

LinkedIn has been ablaze with allegations of umbrellas “skimming” money away from contractors, yet the company at the centre of it, Orange Genie, has so far been quiet on the subject.  Julia Kermode spoke to their Chief Executive, Paul Bresnihan, to find out what exactly has been going on.  Here’s what he had to say: […]

Umbrella Accused Of “Skimming” Threatens Legal Action

Orange Genie, a well established umbrella firm, has threatened legal action against campaign group Contractor Voice following an accusation that Orange Genie has been “skimming” money away from contractors.  Contractor Voice says it has analysed payslips issued by Orange Genie and found an additional £2 deduction disguised within the heading “Employment cost, including Employer National […]