27 March 2020
For many employees this will be their first time working from home on a full-time basis. Now the IT is up and running, and the novelty is starting to wear off, it would be advisable for employers to consider their obligations and how to practically interpret them during these unprecedented times.
24 March 2020
The Government has confirmed that it intends to reform the off-payroll working rules (commonly known as IR35) from 6 April 2021. This change will impact the estimated 20,000 recruitment agencies who provide off-payroll workers via intermediaries, such as personal service companies (PSCs), to medium and large businesses in the private sector and to the public sector.
23 March 2020
For the purposes of the off-payroll working rules, one of the key questions is whether the engaged individual would (for tax or NICs purposes) have been an employee of the client if they had been working directly for it rather than engaged through an intermediary.
28 February 2020
Is it sex discriminatory to offer enhanced maternity pay to mothers on maternity leave, but only pay fathers on shared parental leave at the statutory rate for shared parental pay?
13 January 2020
HMRC guidance on determining an individual’s employment tax status includes key factors such as: personal service, mutuality of obligation and right of control. What impact will the Good Work Plan have on this?
13 January 2020
HMRC guidance on determining an individual’s employment tax status includes key factors such as: personal service, mutuality of obligation and right of control. What impact will the upcoming Good Work Plan have on this?
10 January 2020
Carolyn Brown, employment lawyer and RSM's head of client legal services, comments on Samira Ahmed's successful equal pay claim against the BBC.