Employment law changes: October 2016 and beyond

15 Sep 2016

The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host...

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Changes to tax on termination pay in April 2018

17 Aug 2016

The Government has cut back proposed changes to taxing termination payments, issuing new draft legislation that is expected to come...

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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 can HR protect the safety of globally mobile employees?

8 Jun 2016

Employees are posted to ever more countries, yet threats like natural disasters, terrorism and medical endemics loom large. What can...

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Criminal liability for allowing employees to facilitate tax evasion

14 Apr 2016

Legislation will be introduced to hold firms criminally liable if they fail to stop employees who facilitate tax cheating, the...

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Employment law in Ireland

Six interesting facts about employment law in Ireland

17 Mar 2016

Employers in the Republic of Ireland have to pay a contribution of employees’ earnings to a national training fund and...

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How will proposed changes affect tax free termination payments?

How could changes to tax-free termination payments affect employers?

15 Sep 2015

As part of the Summer Budget, the Chancellor announced plans to change the tax treatment of termination payments and the...

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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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