Self employed and Budget March2017

by If you are, or become self employed from April 2018 your class 4 band of National Insurance will increase from 9% to 10% and increase further in April 2019 a further 1% to 11%. On a scale of average wages this will increase the amount you pay HMRC by £240 per annum. This is […]

Review of Holiday Pay for employees

by This document gives the relevant legal view on the changes to Holiday Pay calculations. It should be noted that any business can unwittingly fall foul of the unlawful deductions from wages section of the Employment Act 1996. Much of Langstaff Js judgment in Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal […]

Acas revises wording in Code on accompaniment to hearings in light of EAT judgment

by Following consultation, Acas has made a small revision to the Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures to take into account of the EAT decision in the case of Toal. v GB Oils on the right of accompaniment to disciplinary and grievance hearings. In the Toal case the EAT held that under the […]