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Employment Law

The taxation of partnerships: A summary of proposals

This briefing considers the various measures affecting the taxation of partnerships contained in the draft legislation that has recently been issued and which is to be included in the Finance Bill 2014. The draft legislation on all of these measures is subject to consultation until 4 February 2014.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 04 February 2014 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

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Is VAT being overcharged on supplies of temporary workers?

A recent Court decision has cast doubt over HMRC’s interpretation of VAT legislation in respect of the provision of temporary workers. This means that employment agencies may be charging too much VAT on their supplies of staff. For those customers that are unable to recover the VAT charged to them... view abstract

Company: Baker Tilly | Published: 11 May 2011 | Business Area: Employment Tax

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Contracting Out of Employment Rights

The importance of using a Compromise Agreement or ACAS conciliated agreement (COT3) to contract out of statutory employment rights has been highlighted again.

Company: Employment Services Partnership Ltd | Published: 28 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Law

More Women in the Boardroom

Currently only 12.5 percent of women are on FTSE 100 boards; in the FTSE 250 the proportion is just 7.8 percent and more than half of companies have no women directors. Lord Davies pointed out that, “Based on the current trend it would take 70 years for women to hold half the FTSE 100 directorships”... view abstract

Company: Employment Services Partnership Ltd | Published: 28 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Law

The Government has announced plans for a major shake-up of the Employment Tribunal system.

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has laid out plans to resolve workplace disputes “as early and as easily as possible” by changing the current system. BIS says the move... view abstract

Company: Decisive HR | Published: 28 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Law

Contractual notice - Employment Services Partnership

Take Notice. Contractual notice, whether given orally or in writing, takes effect from the day after the notice is given, unless the contract says otherwise. This White paper discusses contractual notices and employees’ contracts.

Company: Employment Services Partnership Ltd | Published: 28 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Law

Case Study: Safeway Stores v Twigger

In the recent case of Safeway Stores v Twigger the Court of Appeal ruled that if a company infringed competition laws relating to anti-competitive behaviour, and was duly penalised by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), it was not entitled to recover those penalties from its directors or employees who... view abstract

Company: Employment Services Partnership Ltd | Published: 28 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Law

New Research – The Bonus Truth

Despite public scrutiny over bonuses offered at banking and financial institutions, new research by recruitment specialist Robert Half and the ICAEW shows that the wealth is not equally dispersed amongst employees. According to the 513 ACAs surveyed from the banking and capital markets sector, the... view abstract

Company: Robert Half International | Published: 27 April 2011 | Business Area: Legal Services

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Never Clock Off - Pensions and employee benefits

The end of retirement age is an HR nightmare, writes Anthony Harrington. We look at the scrapping of the default retirement age, new laws governing parental leave and how pensions schemes are using improving deficits as a way to de-risk their portfolio.

Company: Towers Watson | Published: 20 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Tax

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Workplace Pension Reform - Update for Employers

The Government has initiated workplace pension reform via the Pensions Act 2008 because it believes many people in the UK are not saving enough for retirement. Some aspects of the rules are being fine-tuned in the Pensions Bill 2011. This update gives an overview of the changes expected for employers... view abstract

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 04 April 2011 | Business Area: Employment Tax

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