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

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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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Benefits minefield over IR35

1 Oct 2000

Contractors hit by changes to the tax rules under IR35 could be entitled to
employee benefits and protection, a legal...

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