Employment Law Monthly Update – April 2019

Employment Law Monthly Update – April 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for April 2019. This is a key note summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. 1. SuspensionIn the case of London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo the...
Employment status is about to get even more taxing

Employment status is about to get even more taxing

Organisations engaging self-employed contractors are potentially facing increased income tax and NI liability from 6 April 2020 as a result of a change to the IR35 tax rules.  What is IR35?The IR35 rules were introduced in 2000 to prevent tax evasion through...
Discrimination Diaries – Flexible working requests

Discrimination Diaries – Flexible working requests

Our discrimination expert, Senior Solicitor Katie Harris, answers your questions on difficult discrimination issues in employment. Names and circumstances have been changed to protect the identities of those involved.  This month, Katie looks at dealing with flexible...
Employment Law Update – March 2019

Employment Law Update – March 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for March 2019. This is a key note summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. Working Time RegulationsThe Advocate General of the European Court...
Attracting Talent

Attracting Talent

It can often be difficult for new businesses to attract the best talent. The traditional means of attracting the best employees has been to offer more money than the competition. However, a start-up does not necessarily have the cash to offer high salaries and compete...
Employment contracts

Employment contracts

There is a legal obligation for all employers to provide employees with a statement of the terms of their employment. This obligation is normally satisfied by providing a contract of employment. Contracts of employment have evolved from merely satisfying the minimum...