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Aug
30
2016

Home workers: how do you measure performance?

With an increasing number of homeworkers and flexible working arrangements it's important to ensure that the performance of these employees' is measured and actions are taken to maximise the effectiveness..

Aug
26
2016

Post BREXIT: New immigration policy should secure public consent

A report by independent think tank British Future has suggested that although Brexit presents challenges for decision makers, it also offers an opportunity to get immigration policy right so the..

Aug
25
2016

A farewell to Salary Sacrifice Schemes?

Following its announcement in this year’s Budget that some benefits-in-kind (provided via salary sacrifice schemes) will start to attract tax and NI contributions, the Government has launched a Consultation to..

Aug
25
2016

Gender Pay Information Regulations 2016 delayed

The regulations governing gender pay gap reporting were initially intended to be published this summer and to come into force in October of this year, however, the Government Equalities Office..

Aug
25
2016

Right to Work Checks for International Students

Some international students from outside the EEA are allowed to work in the UK, depending on the conditions of their visa. ..

Aug
25
2016

Only genuine job applicants are protected from discrimination

In a decision last month the European Court of Justice (ECJ) effectively closed the door to a bogus job applicant whose motivation had been to claim compensation for discrimination...

Aug
18
2016

Termination payments – changes to tax treatment

In July last year, we reported that the Government had launched a consultation on simplifying the tax treatment of termination payments. After some delay, it has finally published its..

Aug
18
2016

To strike out or not to strike out?

In the recent case of Arriva London North Ltd v Maseya, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a party’s case should only be struck out in exceptional circumstances...

Aug
18
2016

Failing to anonymise – the cost

A woman has received £75,000 in an out-of-court settlement after details of domestic abuse she had suffered were revealed by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) without her permission...

Aug
12
2016

The Importance of Employee Engagement: myth or reality?

Companies need to ensure that their employees are happy and motivated. Simple strategies such as providing opportunities for career progression, ensuring employees are given fair salaries and reward based incentives..



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