October 2018 Archive

The "after party" – could employers be liable for what goes on?

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With employers planning Christmas parties, or indeed any kind of "works do", we look at a case where the employer was held vicariously liable for an employee's actions when those at the office party moved on to another venue where a fight broke out. More …

Taxing termination payments – six months on

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Are you using the new mandatory calculation when establishing what part of a termination payment is taxable? Six months on, are there still areas that you, your managers or your payroll colleagues find confusing? We guide you through some common issues. More …

Significant increase in Employment Tribunal claims

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There has been a consistent increase in Employment Tribunal claims since the abolition of fees in July 2017 and the most recent quarterly Employment Tribunal statistics report, covering the period 1 April to 30 June 2018, shows a 165% increase in single claims compared to the same quarter last year. More …

How flexible are you?

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Whether you are a millennial, baby boomer or generation X, or a working parent or not, flexible working is a benefit attractive to all ages and a government Task Force has been set up to promote its implementation. More …