Blog Tag Archives: Regulations

Changes to family-friendly rights

Good news for working parents! A proposed family-friendly bill has been announced, which is likely to be in effect from 2014/2015. XpertHR have produced a video explaining the bill and what it means for employers and employees.     Highlights include:

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New IR35 Guidance Advice

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  A little while ago, we talked about the HMRC devising a simple ‘business tax test’  for Contractors to better understand (or clarify) their correct tax status. Since their announcement, several websites have produced results based on the test to help you better ‘score’ your own limited company. We have found the most comprehensive and easy […]

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HMRC Tax Test

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HMRC announced recently that they have devised a ‘simple business test’ for Contractors to better understand (or clarify) their correct tax status, fortifying their IR35 rules to prevent ‘disguised employment’. The news has been met with considerable doubt from many Accountants, Recruiters and Lawyers who doubt the effectiveness of such a test, believing it is […]

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New Regulations For Migrant Workers

Masters Degree

Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, announced yesterday that the government is raising the skills required from non-EU professionals in order to protect ‘British jobs for British workers’. Highly skilled migrants will now need a master’s degree (previously a bachelors degree) and to be on a salary of at least £20K (previously £17K) and Employers will have […]

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Increasing Holiday Entitlement

With statutory holiday entitlement for PAYE employees increasing from 4.8 weeks / year (24 days for a full-time worker) to 5.6 weeks / year (28 days for a full-time worker) from 1st April 2009, we thought this calculator from BusinessLink might be of interest to you. This takes account of when new staff start with […]

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