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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…

Holiday pay – A round up

At the end of 2017, the European Court of Justice in King v Sash Window Workshop Ltd handed down a landmark decision in relation to holiday pay. Here we revisit the basic principles that apply to holiday pay and explore the…

#MeToo – Sexual discrimination in the workplace

The Harvey Weinstein scandal broke in October 2017 and the #MeToo hashtag picked up momentum on a global scale across social media across sectors far and wide, demonstrating the widespread prevalence of sexual discrimination in the workplace. Since then, scandal after…