Employmentbuddy - Your best buddy in human resources
Jan
04
2019

Increase in Immigration Health Surcharge from 8 January 2019

The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) will double on 8 January 2019. The IHS is a charge paid by temporary migrants to the UK. This increase means that most visa applicants..

Jan
04
2019

Advantageous treatment not the same as unfavourable treatment

At the end of 2018 the Supreme Court considered whether advantageous treatment, that had the potential to be even more advantageous, would constitute ‘unfavourable’ treatment within the meaning of the..

Jan
04
2019

Court of Appeal reverses High Court Judgment that dividend payment was actually salary

In Global Corporate Limited v Hale the Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court decision that dividend payments made to company director-shareholders were actually salary. ..

Dec
20
2018

The Little Known U.K. Passport Change That Could Cause Chaos This Summer

While U.K. citizens pondering passport issues such as: 'will it likely be red or blue after Brexit and what line will I need to queue in after a holiday?' There..

Dec
20
2018

Good Work: a job well done?

This week, in its response to the Matthew Taylor Good Work Review, the Government has published a range of proposed changes to employment law. While the Government announced these changes..

Dec
20
2018

Uber drivers are workers, finds Court of Appeal

Uber drivers are workers, finds Court of Appeal Upholding the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal made in November 2017, the Court of Appeal have ruled that Uber drivers..

Dec
20
2018

New Code of Practice on tackling sexual harassment at work

Today, the Government has announced that it will introduce a new statutory code of practice which places greater responsibility on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and to..

Dec
14
2018

Paying for Unpaid Work Trial Periods

Unpaid work trials have long been part and parcel of securing employment. Employers are naturally keen to assess an individual’s employability before remunerating their efforts. ..

Dec
13
2018

Christmas parties: duty to investigate misconduct

While we are in the midst of Christmas party season, it is important that businesses focus on their responsibilities in connection to work social events, particularly when they involve alcohol...

Dec
07
2018

Tier 1 Investor visas on halt amid corruption fears

Tier 1 investor visas which require a person to invest at least £2million in the UK is currently suspended until the Home Office put new rules into place...



Page 6 of 186