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GDPR one week to go…are you GDPR-compliant when it comes to your own staff?

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Whilst many organisations have focussed on what the GDPR means for customer/client/supplier data from 25 May, have you taken the right actions with regard to your staff? We look at the very different considerations involved in being HR-GDPR compliant when it comes into force next week. More …

Does recent case spell trouble ahead for agency workers?

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal’s recent decision in Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd means that an agency worker’s statutory rights to certain equal terms cannot be bought out by paying the worker a higher rate of pay than its permanent staff. More …

Changes to taxation of termination payments

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Where employment ends and a termination payment is made on or after 6 April 2018, new provisions create a special formula for calculating the tax due which all employers must be aware of. The rules are complex and there are several potential pitfalls. HMRC has finally published guidance to clarify some of the issues. More …

Closing the gender pay gap

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Paula Kathrens is an employment lawyer and Partner with Blake Morgan. She says organisations with 250 or more employees need to understand the implications of failing to comply with the new gender pay reporting legislation. More …