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Withers LLP
Where is the dividing line between genuine self-employment and worker status? The Supreme Court has today considered this elusive question, which has kept the tribunals and courts busy ...
Gowling WLG
Modern business and working models have changed the face of the employment landscape. Half of the new jobs created since the economic down-turn are purportedly ‘self-employed'...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The case has been closely monitored because of its impact on organisations engaging large numbers of individuals on a self-employed basis...
Clyde & Co
In the latest in a growing line of cases, the UK's highest court has ruled that despite being VAT-registered and paying self-employed tax, a plumber working for Pimlico Plumbers was entitled to basic workers' rights.
Dentons
With academic terms now coming to an end in schools and further and higher education establishments across the UK, the season of the internship (often called "summer/work placements"...
Stephenson Harwood
In the high profile case, Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another (Appellants) v Smith (Respondent), the Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Pimlico Plumbers concerning the employment status of Mr Smith.
Brodies LLP
The symptoms of it can be – in certain circumstances – according to the Glasgow tribunal in Ms M Davies v Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.
Stephenson Harwood
This edition of snapshot summarises some of the key legal and regulatory developments that occurred up to the end of May 2018 in relation to occupational pension schemes.
Stephenson Harwood
Annual returns must be submitted on or before 6 July 2018 using HMRC's Employment Related Securities Online Service.
Mayer Brown
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. On the same date, the majority of the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force.
Dentons
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed an appeal by Addison Lee, the London-based minicab and courier company, seeking to challenge an earlier decision regarding employment status.
Mishcon de Reya
Employment Partner Joanna Blackburn appeared in Parliament on 6 June 2018 as a witness for the Women and Equalities Committee.
Cooley LLP
This alert serves as a reminder of the need for year-end reporting to the UK tax authorities (HMRC) with respect to options and other equity incentive awards granted to, and share acquisitions by...
Gowling WLG
ITV has failed to persuade the Upper Tribunal that directions issued by the Pensions Regulator requiring ITV to provide financial support to the Box Clever pension scheme should be set aside.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
Today, 7 June 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the strike by 187 female sewing machinists at a Ford car factory seeking sex equality, a story that inspired the 2010 film ‘Made in Dagenham.'
Clyde & Co
The 2018 World Cup kicks off on Thursday 14 June. Given that many matches on weekdays start at 7pm, employers may think that World Cup fever will not impact on them.
Clyde & Co
On 18 May 2018, the government published a consultation paper on off-payroll working in the private sector. This follows last year's reforms to the off-payroll tax rules in the public sector ...
Gowling WLG
In City of York Council v Grosset, the Court of Appeal has explored the nature of discrimination arising from disability and how it fits with both unfair dismissal and the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
Brodies LLP
A worker employed as an associate lecturer under a zero-hours contract could compare himself with an academic lecturer on a full-time contract of employment for the purposes of a claim ...
Wrigleys Solicitors
Mr Gascoigne brought a claim for holiday pay to an employment tribunal.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Brodies LLP
In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Limited the Court of Appeal held that a post-termination non-compete restrictive covenant in the employment contract of a senior executive was unenforceable.
Brodies LLP
An Opinion issued by Lord Tyre in the Court of Session last week provides that the applicable law for an asbestos-related claim is the law of the country where the "injury occurred", as opposed to the country ...
Dentons
Although 25 May 2018 had garnered an almost sacred status in the calendars of employers, the inconvenient truth is that GDPR compliance does not end on this date and will require...
Dentons
The Hampton-Alexander Review, an independent review backed by the government to scrutinise the gender balance of boards at the top of the country's leading companies, released a report this week which lists...
Brodies LLP
The symptoms of it can be – in certain circumstances – according to the Glasgow tribunal in Ms M Davies v Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.
Clyde & Co
HR teams have been working towards getting their processes ready to comply with the new data protection laws from 25 May 2018, when the GDPR comes into force...
Mayer Brown
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. On the same date, the majority of the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force.
Taylor Vinters
The World Bank has revealed the easiest places to do business – with New Zealand topping the list, closely followed by Singapore.
Wrigleys Solicitors
ACAS has published new guidance to assist employers in preventing workplace discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief.
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