Unofficial strike begins 1 in 3 contractors walk away from unfair clients as 71% say that a fair IR35 assessment is more important than being outside IR35. Rserach shows 85% of contractors would consider joining a class action for employment rights as IR35 review does little to lift escalating pressure to take PAYE and umbrella options
Published: 8 March 2020
Matthew Davies, partner and Head of Business Immigration at Midlands law firm Wright Hassall, responds to the Government’s announcement of post-Brexit immigration changes which ends free movement and brings EEA nationals within a “new” points based system by 2021.
Published: 21 February 2020
It’s been a tumultuous year in UK politics and HR professionals and in-house employment lawyers certainly need a break. Here ... View Article
Published: 12 December 2019
Matt Weston, Managing Director, Robert Half UK commented: “Business leaders are concerned about the impending IR35 rules and its potential impact on the UK’s temporary talent pool, particularly as firms look for a blend of high performing temporary and permanent employees to pursue growth strategies in 2020.
Published: 28 November 2019
44 percent of pet owners surveyed by Wamiz said they still find it extremely difficult to talk about a former pet’s death, whilst another 32 percent still find it a little difficult. This is despite the fact that 65 percent of those surveyed lost their dog or cat more than a year ago.
Published: 21 November 2019
Professor Bozionelos told the British Academy of Management’s annual conference in Birmingham that beyond a certain point managers rated as having high emotional intelligence were also scored as lower for most of the outcomes.
Published: 6 October 2019
Pay and leave must be shared in the first year after the child is born or placed with the family. Shared parental leave can be taken in blocks separated by periods of work, or all in one go. Parents can also choose to be off work together or to stagger the leave and pay.
Published: 8 August 2019
Sharing a platform with Dame Laura Cox, the former High Court judge and Christina Blacklaws, president of the Law Society, Coleman urged delegates to recognise that "consumers don't just need or want legal information, they want access to quality advice from a profession that reflects the society it serves."
Published: 7 July 2019
These are a few new changes in the law in South Africa which may affect you in the HR environment. ... View Article
Published: 6 June 2019
Protect, who advise whistleblowers on how to safely raise whistleblowing concerns, wants the government to keep its promise that workers won’t be affected negatively whatever happens with Brexit, and strengthen the protection of UK whistleblowers especially those currently not protected if they speak out on public interest concerns.
Published: 15 May 2019