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If you make gifts of money or items of value to other individuals these gifts are chargeable transfers for inheritance tax purposes.
A shareholder of a company may also have employment rights, including the right to be paid, when services are carried out for the company.
There is confusion over the new agency legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
It has been over three years since Vince Cable’s announcement that the government was committed to reviewing the Agency Workers Regulations (AWRs).
There is confusion over the new Agency Legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
2013 saw a period of consultation on the government’s proposals to simplify and streamline the regulation of the recruitment sector.
This briefing provides an overview of employment law affecting the recruitment sector from January to May 2015.
In order for the new shared parental leave rights to kick in, a parent entitled to maternity leave and pay will need to cut short her maternity leave.
Can an employee who simply overeats and is consequently overweight be protected for the purposes of employment law?
While there is no freestanding protection against discrimination on the grounds of obesity, an employee may be protected under disability discrimination laws.
The EAT has significantly restricted the scope for workers to claim arrears of holiday pay.
As January is often seen as the time for instigating change, we thought it would be helpful to consider some possible New Year resolutions for those of you who have HR responsibilities.
Goodman Derrick has received recommendations in all of its core commercial practice areas from Chamber & Partners and The Legal 500 in their 2014 editions.
Goodman Derrick has represented Mr Conley King in his claim against The Sash Window Workshop for backdated commission-based holiday pay.
The workshops are entitled ‘Dealing with Bullying and Harassment’ and ‘Managing Sickness Absence’.
The Davies Report from 2010 recommended an increase in the number of women on the board of directors of listed UK companies.
October 2014 brings yet more changes to employment law, including national minimum wage rises and time off for partners to attend antenatal appointments.
Soon there will be a major debate in Westminster on the future of the union that will likely lead to other changes.
Are post-termination restrictions on a recruitment consultant enforceable where information is widely available on social media?
The High Court has held that six-month non-dealing and non-solicitation post-termination restrictions were enforceable by the recruitment business against a former employee.
No, according to the EAT, in the case of a group of agency workers who were assigned to one hirer for periods ranging from between six and 25 years.
Is it correct that a contract can only be implied between an individual worker and an end user where it is necessary to do so?
A contract can only be implied between an individual and the end user where it is necessary to do so in order to give effect to the reality of the relationship.