A review of February’s employment law cases and other important news. This month, discrimination features heavily in our case reports, through disability, age and sex. We also look at the effect of illegality on the enforceability of contracts. In other news we bring you changes to national minimum wage, the new Equal Pay bill, an update board diversity, and ICO news.
2020 promises to be a year full of change for a number of reasons not least because of Brexit. We touch on a few key immigration dates for this year which UK employers might be interested in, especially those who sponsor Tier 2 migrants, and those who have a workforce consisting of EEA nationals.
UK tax resident, non-domiciled, individuals who are claiming the remittance basis of taxation, do not pay UK tax on foreign income and gains, as long as these are not remitted to the UK. It is, however, crucial to ensure that this tax benefit is properly planned for and claimed. Failure to plan properly, before arriving in the […]
The mirroring of the numbers (first and second half in a year) occurs only once a century – so the year 2020 is significant for many reasons. It is recommended that when you’re writing down dates in official and legal documents, write the year in its full four-digit form (2020). It is best to avoid […]
There may be several reasons why individuals wishing to establish a company in the UK might consider the use of a Business Centre, providing not only serviced office capacity, but also substance. Business Centres can offer a productive work environment and a cost-effective option for organisations with international interests wishing to operate from a particular […]
Recent Changes Recent changes in terms of global tax regulations and increasing international tax transparency are vital to consider when implementing strategies to preserve family wealth and family business ownership structures. New global regulations include: Common Reporting Standard (‘CRS’), the US Foreign Accounting Tax Compliance Act (‘FATCA’), and several jurisdictions now operate ultimate beneficial ownership […]
As British politicians campaign for your vote to be their MP, we keep hearing about the “Australian-style” Points Based System. This article looks at what a Points Based System means and what the future of UK immigration might look like
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A review of November’s employment law cases and other important news. We have some points to learn from checking immigration status, trial periods in redundancy situations and using covert CCTV, to offering money for advice in settlement agreements and working out when someone is whistleblowing for themselves or in the public interest. There’s also updates from the ICO, and good news on the diversity and mental health fronts. Plus the minimum wage delay and Christmas court closures.