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Another Employment Tribunal rules in an employment status case

 Another Employment Tribunal rules in an employment status case

There’s been several cases in the last few years reviewing employment status especially in the ever-increasing world of the “gig” economy with cases involving Uber, Deliveroo and recently the Supreme Court Judgement on Pimlico Plumbing.

Flexible Working in Organisations moves forward

Flexible Working in Organisations moves forward

Work life balance remains under scrutiny from employers and the government. 

Voice records of British taxpayers stored by HMRC without permission

Voice records of British taxpayers stored by HMRC without permission

A recent report confirmed that, in line with the local civil liberties agency and the Big Brother Watch Privacy Group, HMRC have recorded millions of taxpayers voices without consent.

HMRC deactivates record number of criminal websites

HMRC deactivates record number of criminal websites

In the last year HMRC have confirmed they have removed over 20,000 fake and malicious websites, however they were clear that people need to stay alert to the threat from website fraudsters.

TUC calls for an overhaul of family pay

TUC calls for an overhaul of family pay

Around one in four new fathers did not qualify for paternity pay last year, according to analysis by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Tax gap remains steady

Tax gap remains steady

The tax gap – the difference between the tax that should be paid to HMRC and the actual tax that has been paid – was 5.7 per cent for 2016 to 2017, the same as in the previous year.

Extension of the three day easement

Extension of the three day easement

The three day easement for when penalties are charged has been extended by another year to 5 April 2019.

Agent update 66

Agent update 66

The latest agent update which offers guidance and news to tax agents and advisers has been published by HMRC.

Payroll administrator apprenticeship launched

Payroll administrator apprenticeship launched

The payroll administrator apprenticeship has been approved for delivery and is available on the Institute for Apprenticeships website.

Pimlico Plumbers decision adds pressure to sort out confusion around gig economy

Pimlico Plumbers decision adds pressure to sort out confusion around gig economy

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Gary Smith after it agreed that he was a worker entitled to rights such as holiday pay and sick leave.

 

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