Briefing quick find:

Pimlico Plumbers – The final chapter?

The Supreme Court today handed down its judgment in the long awaited case of Mr Smith and Pimlico Plumbers. The decision has a significant impact on those industries that are reliant on engaging consultants on a self-employed basis. Pimlico Plumbers: Background…

IR35 – The conundrum continues…

IR35 is tax legislation designed to combat tax avoidance by workers supplying services to clients via an intermediary. It was introduced in 2000. The rules apply where an individual provides services to a client through a Personal Services Company (PSC), and…

GDPR – What happens after 25 May?

Data has become the most valuable commodity of the digital era. In Europe, the value of the data commodity is thought to be around the €50 billion mark and projections suggest that this figure could rise to €111 billion by 2020. With such…

The Colonel closed

We recently saw a media storm over concerns that the UK would not be able to get their fix of deep fried chicken, as fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) revealed supply issues resulting in impromptu closures and staff…

Key changes in employment law from 1 April 2018

Sejal Raja looks at the key dates and changes in employment law coming in to force in April 2018. Increase in family friendly rates and statutory sick pay The level of statutory maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental pay increases to £145.18…