Shared parental leave and sex discrimination

Shared parental leave and sex discrimination

Shared parental leave was introduced in 2015 with the aim of allowing working parents to share the care of their children. The statutory rate for shared parental leave is £148.68 or 90% of average weekly earnings (whichever is lowest) for the first 38 weeks and the...
A proposed new shortage occupation list – what roles are included?

A proposed new shortage occupation list – what roles are included?

An influential government advisory group has recommended a major expansion of the list of jobs that get priority for work visas. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), a team of economists that advises the government on immigration, published its recommendation for a...
Employment Law Update – June 2019

Employment Law Update – June 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for June 2019. This is a key note summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. Shared Parental Leave PayThe cases of Ali v Capital Customer...
Employment Law Monthly Update – May 2019

Employment Law Monthly Update – May 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for May 2019. This is a key note summary of the main developments in employment law in the last month Directors Liability  In the case of Antuzis v DJ Houghton, the High Court held...
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...