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Employment regs: what happened to the ones that got away?

20 Jun 2018

Keeping on top of employment law developments can feel like a full-time job for HR professionals, but that’s just the...

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Taxes and the gig economy: what should employers expect?

14 Jun 2018

The Supreme Court this week deemed a former Pimlico plumber a worker for employment rights purposes, even though he was...

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Consultation into private sector tax avoidance a ‘fatal blow’

18 May 2018

Freelance and contractor bodies have called a new Government consultation into IR35 tax reform a “fatal blow” to the UK’s...

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Skills gaps will hamper growth in 2018 say most employers

19 Dec 2017

Four-fifths of companies worry that they will not be able to fill skills gaps in the coming year, according to...

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Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

22 Nov 2017

There were few surprises for employers in today’s budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Chancellor...

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Landmark decision rules Deliveroo riders are self-employed

15 Nov 2017

Deliveroo riders are not workers and are self-employed, according to a decision yesterday by the Central Arbitration Committee.
This means...

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April 2017: nine key employment law changes

10 Apr 2017

Are you up to date with all this month's employment law changes? We round the nine most important legislative...

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Controversial ban on agency staff in NHS dropped

31 Mar 2017

The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which was due to come into force on 1 April, has...

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HMRC denies its new employment status tool is unreliable

7 Mar 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has vigorously denied claims that its new Employment Status Service tool is unreliable and inaccurate....

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Public sector could lose talent thanks to new IR35 rules

28 Feb 2017

Tax changes due to be introduced in April could mean thousands of public-sector contractors leave their work in favour of...

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Changes to IR35 disguised employment rules put HR in the firing line

4 Aug 2016

The Government plans to get tough on contractors who fail to pay their taxes under IR35 disguised employment rules. Employment...

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How employers are coping with Agency Workers Regulations

5 Apr 2012

Regulations affecting agency worker rights were introduced in October 2011. Anne Pritam finds out how employers are coping with the...

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Victory for IT firm as court denies rights to IR35 victim

1 Nov 2001

IT giant Hewlett-Packard has won an important victory for employers
concerned about contractors’ employment status following IR35.
The Employment Appeal...

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IR35 upheld but Revenue guidelines under attack

9 May 2001

When is a personal services company a contractor and when an employee? It
seems to depend on each project
IR35...

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IR35 legislation does not breach human rights

1 May 2001

Controversial IR35 legislation looks set to remain in place, according to a
recent High Court decision.
Dismissing an application for...

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