Tax

Presenter Kaye Adams wins IR35 tax case

TV and radio presenter Kaye Adams has won a case at the tax tribunal after judges ruled that the BBC...

Government waives IR35 penalties for one year

16 Feb 2021

New guidance states that, unless there's evidence of deliberate non-compliance, companies will not have to pay penalties for off-payroll errors in the first 12 months.

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IR35: What does public-sector HR need to know about the April 2021 changes?

5 Feb 2021

Public sector HR may think that IR35 reforms only apply to private sector.

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IR35: What HR needs to know (webinar)

2 Feb 2021

26 February 2021 | Kate Upcraft examines the reforms to off-payroll working and how organisation should prepare for the changes in April 2021.

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Gordon Brown

‘UK unemployment figures are missing at least 300,000 people’

25 Jan 2021

Official unemployment figures are missing hundreds of thousands of people, according to a study backed by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. 

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Furlough should be extended ‘before Budget’

19 Jan 2021

Rishi Sunak needs to act now, ahead of his Budget, to help protect UK companies through the Spring to ensure...

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Half of firms yet to prepare for IR35 changes

12 Jan 2021

More than half of organisations that use contractors are yet to prepare for changes to the off-payroll working rules that...

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Tax employees who opt to work from home? It’s a ‘no’ from us

21 Dec 2020

The recent suggestion that staff who choose to work from home should pay more tax has received a mixed reaction....

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How to get ready for IR35 ahead of April 2021

18 Nov 2020

Changes to off-payroll regulations were postponed in April as employers dealt with the early challenges of the pandemic. Organisations need...

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Economist proposes tax on home working

11 Nov 2020

Employers should pay an additional tax of 5% of a worker’s salary if they choose to let staff work from...

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Employment law: Seven key tasks for HR in 2021

11 Nov 2020

2020 was the year that HR was required to react to the unexpected, but it’s now time to plan for...

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Top 10 HR questions October 2020: Job Support Scheme, Brexit checks and self-isolation

4 Nov 2020

Prior to the government’s Halloween announcement that the furlough scheme would be extended, employers were preparing for its replacement, the...

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‘Hastily’ drawn up furlough scheme left ‘unacceptable’ room for fraud

16 Oct 2020

The speed at which the furlough scheme and other economic support packages were drawn up has left them open to...

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Preparing for stricter Covid-19 lockdowns: A guide for employers

14 Oct 2020

As England’s three-tier restrictions come into force and the government faces increasing pressure to ‘circuit break’ the rising number of...

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Umbrella companies: Lawyers pursue unlawful deductions

9 Oct 2020

Lawyers are pursuing group legal action against umbrella companies that have unlawfully deducted national insurance and other contributions from contractors’...

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