Commercial Client Articles

Tax Avoidance Disclosure Rules

UK tax law is almost unique in that it contains regulations which require professionals to advise HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) of information regarding tax...

The Equality Act 2010 – A Guide for Employers

The Equality Act 2010 replaced nine major pieces of discrimination legislation and other ancillary measures introduced over the last forty years. The core provisions of...

Workplace Stress – An Employer’s Duties

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published the findings of its fifteenth absence management survey, carried out in partnership with Simplyhealth. This...

Age Discrimination – Life After the Abolition of the Default Retirement Age

Since the abolition of the Default Retirement Age (DRA), it is no longer permissible for an employer to dismiss an older worker on the ground...

Informing and Consulting Employees

The EU Information and Consultation Directive 2002 established minimum requirements for companies with more than 50 employees for consulting and informing them on a wide...

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Sleeping at Work and the National Minimum WageAugust 3, 2017

Whether or not a worker who is on call at their employer's premises but who is allowed to sleep when their services are not required...

No Money a Reasonable Excuse for Not Paying TaxJuly 31, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are not known for being lenient when it comes to taxpayers who fail to pay taxes, and mere inability to...

Employment Tribunal Fees – Supreme Court Upholds Unison’s ChallengeJuly 31, 2017

The Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 introduced fees for bringing a claim to the Employment Tribunal (ET) and the Employment...

Employment Tribunal Fees – Supreme Court Upholds Unison’s ChallengeJuly 31, 2017

The Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 introduced fees for bringing a claim to the Employment Tribunal (ET) and the Employment...

When Does Notice of Termination Take Effect?July 31, 2017

Exactly when notice of termination takes effect can impact on an employee's entitlement to certain benefits or employment rights. In a recent case, the Court...

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