Autumn Statement 2015: Main points to note for UK employers

Following the tax announcements of the Summer Budget in July of this year, yesterday’s Autumn Statement focussed mainly on the Government’s Spending Review. However, it did also contain a few significant tax-related changes that will impact HR practitioners. […]

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Exceptional talent in Tech industry can now apply for UK visas in groups

From today, 12 November 2015, technology businesses in the UK can recruit teams of exceptional talent from outside the EU in groups of five. This forms part of the Tech Nation Visa Scheme, an evolution of the current Tier 1 Exceptional Talent scheme, introduced by Tech City to help attract high calibre tech talent to the UK. […]

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Gender pay gap reporting now to include bonuses

The Government has announced that new legislation requiring companies to report on their gender pay gap will include an obligation to provide information on bonuses awarded to both men and women. Scrutiny will be placed on the criteria on which bonuses are awarded, to ensure they are fair and equal. […]

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