Employment

Intermediaries legislation (often called IR35 or ‘off-payroll rules’) is designed to ensure that individuals providing services via an intermediary (such as a personal service company, individual or partnership), who would have been taxed as employees if they had been engaged directly, pay employment tax in a similar way to employees. Historically, the intermediary has been responsible… Read more »

Employment

An investigation is central to a fair disciplinary process: if you dismiss an employee for misconduct, you will risk an unfair dismissal claim if you don’t carry out a reasonable investigation. But what does a reasonable investigation look like? This was the question considered recently by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in NHS 24 v Pillar…. Read more »

Employment

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018 and heralds the biggest shakeup of data protection law in 20 years. Information about GDPR is now easy to find, but the principles are one thing – the practice is something quite different. Getting ready for GDPR requires a solid analysis of your… Read more »

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