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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 …

Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers and pensions?

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In his Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that the Government was resolved to look forward and not backwards and to produce a "balanced approach" to prepare Britain for the future. More …

Introducing the new Head of our London Employment, Pensions and Immigration team…

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Oliver Weiss recently took over as head of our London Employment, Pensions and Immigration Team – here we introduce Oliver and the team. More …

Budget 2016 – implications for employers

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Key changes to the taxation of termination payments are on the horizon following today's budget. More …

Agency Workers: A round up of recent developments

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A round up of recent developments for agency workers More …

Tax risk for users of temporary resource

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Engaging temporary workers such as staffing companies and umbrella companies could expose your business to a tax (and NICs) risk. Our article explains how you can protect your business. More …

APSCo Legal Forum, London – 1 October 2014

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For the third consecutive year, Blake Morgan's Recruitment Sector Group is hosting the series of Legal Forums for members of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). More …

Proposed reforms on the regulation of the recruitment industry

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Between January and April this year the Government conducted a consultation on its proposed reform of the legislative framework regulating the recruitment industry. More …

Employing Croatian workers

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On 1 July 2013, Croatia joined the European Union and subsequently Croatians became EU citizens. This gives Croatian nationals equal rights to any other EU national and includes the right to enter and reside in any EU member state. More …

Employees awarded compensation for Council's breach of information rules introduced by the Agency Workers Regulations

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A Tribunal has ruled that a Council which failed to provide information about its use of agency workers to a trade union in accordance with requirements introduced by the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) must pay compensation to its employees for its breach. More …