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One Week Remaining for EUSS Applications!

One Week Remaining for EUSS Applications! EU/EEA/Swiss nationals and their families need to apply for settled or pre-settled status under the European Settlement Scheme (EUSS) by 30 June 2021 if...

Employment Law Changes: April 2021

Employment Law Changes: April 2021 In spite of our still being in the throes of the Covid-19 pandemic, Employment Law still goes on and next month will see a few...

Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for National Minimum Wage purposes?

Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for National Minimum Wage purposes? The Supreme Court have held that sleep-in shifts will not count as working time, in the case of...

IR35 Changes: What you need to know 

IR35 Changes: What you need to know  Reforms to the rules on off-payroll working (known as IR35 or the Intermediaries Legislation) are due to be extended to medium and large...

Deductions from Furlough Pay – is it legal?

Deductions from Furlough Pay – is it legal? It has been widely reported that a Steakhouse restaurant group, Tomahawk Steakhouse, asked employees to loan the company 10% of their furlough...

HSE Letters and Planned Inspections

HSE Letters and Planned Inspections The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has written to fabricated metal businesses across the UK in order to check that they are managing the risks...

Uber loses Supreme Court case

Uber loses Supreme Court case In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court have held that Uber drivers are workers, rather than self-employed contractors. This is a decision which has been...

List of Employers who made Furlough Claims published

List of Employers who made Furlough Claims published HMRC has published a list of all employers who made a claim through the CJRS during December 2020. The government did warn...

Health & Safety spot checks and Inspections during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health and Safety spot checks and Inspections during coronavirus (COVID-19) The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) intends to undertake spot checks and inspections on all types of businesses in all...

Avoid falling foul of illegal working provisions: Howarths Compliance Pack

Avoid falling foul of illegal working provisions: Howarths Compliance Pack The new Immigration Laws apply to ALL employers and therefore it is extremely important that your business is compliant. The...