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Equal pay – What could the ASDA decision mean for employers?

08 March 2019

The recent ASDA equal pay decision shines a spotlight on the significant liabilities employers could be unknowingly storing up for the future. We explore why this might be the case.

Are you planning your annual staff update?

08 March 2019

It is the time of year when many employers are planning and budgeting for their annual staff update. Are you applying the correct employment tax and National Insurance contributions (NIC) treatment for your next event?

Reminder: payslip changes for 2019

08 March 2019

One key change coming in the new financial year that impacts payroll is the payslip legislation. Read more to find out how this might affect your organisation.

HR: not just an administrative burden

08 March 2019

HR is often seen by start-ups and SMEs as an unavoidable administrative burden, which detracts from the exciting part of their business growth. Yet, the link between HR, employee productivity and engagement can no longer be ignored.

Will we be holidaying 'on the buses' post-Brexit?
Lindsey Cooper

07 March 2019

The logistics of getting exports in and out of the UK have been discussed widely, but what about holidaymakers looking to explore Europe on a coach or bus?

Winds of Change - is retailing as we know it over?
Damian Webb

07 March 2019

Imagine a business model in which you broadly break even for most of the year and rely on one six-week window in which you make most of your profits. That doesn’t sound so appealing to an investor, does it? Welcome to the world of retail.

Can I re-seal a foreign grant?
Sophie St John

Read more to find out how re-sealing a foreign grant will enable you to access your deceased non-domiciled relative’s assets.

Government propose a 1 per cent increase in SDLT for non-resident buyers of residential property
Adrian Benosiglio

06 March 2019

The government has issued a consultation paper on their proposals to charge an extra 1 per cent stamp duty land tax (SDLT) for non-resident purchasers of residential property.

Changes in working rights – what the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors should prepare for
Charlie Barnes

05 March 2019

An employment law update including The Good Work Plan, casual worker guidelines, holiday pay guidance, new legislation for the handling of staff tips, a worker exploitation consultation, and updates on the National Minimum Wage and the status of Uber drivers.

When the tide goes out
Damian Webb

01 March 2019

In 2008 and thereafter it was the world’s Bank’s who faced significant impairments and losses as a result of their prior irresponsible lending. This necessitated global government intervention to support the banking sector to prevent the failure of leading institutions. A condition of this government support was increased regulation and actions to prevent 'irresponsible' lending by Banks.

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