The new year begins with a new government, the prospect of Brexit and a number of employment law developments already on the horizon. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the year ahead?
The Government has launched a review into changes to IR35 off-payroll working rules just three months before their planned introduction into the private sector.
Updated to include a reference to the Government's review into the implementation of the off-payroll working reforms.
In Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer should not have relied solely on negative Home Office checks when it dismissed the employee for failing to provide right to work documentation.
HR professionals in public authorities may think that the extension of IR35 reforms to the private sector in April 2020 will not affect them. However, public-sector bodies need to be aware of some proposed changes to the rules.
Updated to include revised advisory fuel rates, effective from 1 December 2019.
HM Revenue and Customs has updated its Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool ahead of the introduction of private sector IR35 rules next year. But concerns about its accuracy remain.
We discuss proposed reform of IR35 in the private sector that will have an impact on off-payroll working.
HM Revenue and Customs has announced it will make changes to its Check Employment Status for Tax tool, which has been criticised by businesses and contractors alike for inaccuracy.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to tax and deductions from pay.