IR35: Employment status is about to become even more taxing

IR35: Employment status is about to become even more taxing

From 6th April 2020, the private sector will be brought in line with the public sector in relation to the IR35 tax regime, which will imply new requirements on to fee-payers in a consultancy arrangement. What is IR35?HMRC considers there to be just two different types...
Supreme Ruling on Restrictive Covenants

Supreme Ruling on Restrictive Covenants

Restraint of Trade Clauses and EnforceabilityA restraint of trade clause is designed to protect a business by limiting any competition with that business. This may take form by restricting an employee from working for a competitor for 6 months, following termination...
Employment Law Monthly Update – August 2019

Employment Law Monthly Update – August 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for August 2019. This is a key note summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. Self-employed statusOn 11 July 2019, the Government published draft...
Discrimination Diaries: Whistleblowing

Discrimination Diaries: Whistleblowing

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 week, Katie looks at dealing with...
Outdoor seating and pavement licences

Outdoor seating and pavement licences

Attention all restaurant, bar and pub owners. Summer now seems to be in full swing, and customers often pick where to drink and dine, based purely on whether they can sit outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather. Here are some top tips to keep on the right side of the law...
Employment Law Monthly Update – July 2019

Employment Law Monthly Update – July 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for July 2019. This is a key note summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. Holiday Pay: Long-Term Back pay ClaimsA Northern Ireland Court of...