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16 August 2021 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

DWP missing payment of IR35

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Contractor

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is facing an £87.9 million tax bill for incorrect determination of the IR35 status of its contractors. This is despite the fact that the DWP used the HMRC’s Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) system to check the status..

The bill concerns missing tax and national insurance contributions owed to HMRC from between 2017 and 2021.

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19 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Employment & HR, Opinion

Relaxation of workplace Covid rules to create new stress points for employers

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Employers will from today, Monday 19 July, no longer have to comply with Covid restrictions set by the Government. However, the removal of restrictions does not mean an easy situation for employers.

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17 June 2021 0 Comments Posted in Events

Webinar: Employing European staff – the new rules in place from July

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Employing European staff

Our Business Immigration team is pleased to invite you to the practical webinar on employing European staff.

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28 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Events

Mock Employment Tribunal

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Events

Employment law update

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Join our Employment law update with Allen Associates

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26 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Dispute Resolution, Opinion

We need to talk about Brexit. And GDPR. Yes, again.

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EU Brexit GDPR

Believe us, we know. GDPR and Brexit are two of the most over-used terms from the past year and you are tired of hearing them. But bear with us: it’s where the two overlap that we’d like to focus on this time.

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19 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Health & Social Care, News

Immigration White Paper – a devastating impact on health and social care sector, says Royds Withy King

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The Government’s new immigration system published today fails to tackle the deepening staffing crisis in the health and social care sector, according to Royds Withy King solicitors. The Immigration White Paper severely limits the ability of health and care providers …

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14 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

The “Ryanair 6” and the damage social media can cause your brand

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The danger of social media should not be underestimated. This was recently highlighted by “the Ryanair 6” over the course of the last 4 weeks whereby despite Ryanair finding that the 6 had staged a picture of them being subjected to appalling working conditions and dismissing the 6 for gross misconduct; the damage was already done.

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23 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Is your CCTV system GDPR compliant?

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CCTV

The UK is often cited as being one of the most video monitored societies globally, with up to 5.9 million CCTV cameras in operation in 2015 alone (one camera for every eleven people). Your organisation or business may use CCTV recording for a variety or reasons such as prevention of crime, health and safety or monitoring the workplace. Homeowners may also install domestic CCTV systems to protect their personal property.

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25 July 2018 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, News

Government, regulators and employers failing on sexual harassment – comment from Royds Withy King

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Press release

The Women and Equalities Committee, chaired by Maria Miller MP, has published a report today that says Government, regulators and employers are all failing in their responsibilities to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace. The Committee concludes that sexual harassment …

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GDPR: last-minute tips

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25 May is nearly upon us. Tomorrow, the new regulation will come into force and affect organisations across all sectors, but the journey to compliance is not yet over for many businesses. If you are not ready, or are not sure, what are the key points that you should be thinking about now?

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Subject access requests

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In the sixth blog in our series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Kate Benefer, partner in our Employment & HR team, look at subject access requests and how they can affect your business.

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