Briefing quick find:

Imminent changes to employment law

Employment law is a rapidly changing arena, therefore we have set out a list of some of the imminent changes that will affect employers and individuals in the coming months. Note: this article contains no mention of events due to…

Pregnancy and infant loss awareness month

October marks pregnancy and infant loss awareness month with baby loss awareness week marked specifically between 9 to 15 October. Taboo It remains a silent subject, one that is rarely acknowledged, let alone openly spoken about. This year a number of charities…

Working during the commute: #WorkingFromTrain

#wft (‘working from trains’) is fast replacing #wfh (‘working from home’). A recent study commissioned by the University of West England revealed that the average commuter uses most of their travel time to catch up on work emails. In some cases,…

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…

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…

Equal pay – The battle of the sexes continues

As we start the month of March, marked by marches and events calling for gender equality, yet another supermarket giant faces claims for equal pay that could cost billions. Campaigners, politicians and Hollywood stars stood shoulder to shoulder outside the Palace of…