In the Press – Warren Wayne discusses the challenges of cross-border working

Employment Law Partner, Warren Wayne, has been featured in LawNews.co.uk where he has commented on the consultation currently being run by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS). The rise in remote working following the global COVID pandemic has prompted the OTS to launch a review of hybrid and distance working and the tax implications for […]

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UK Autumn Budget 2021 – News for HR

On 27 October 2021 the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the Autumn 2021 Budget. In terms of changes likely to impact on the taxation of employment income, the budget was very light. Increase to dividend taxation rate The most significant changes to employment taxation from April 2022 – the increase of 1.25% in the rates […]

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UK Autumn Budget 2021 – News for employment, incentives and benefits

On 27 October 2021 the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the Autumn 2021 Budget. In terms of changes likely to impact on the taxation of employment income, the budget was very light. The main message for your clients is that the budget has changed very little in the field of employment taxation. There are, though, […]

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HMRC 2021 UK Tax Deadline Changes amid COVID-19

Year-end is a busy time for companies, especially when they are continuing to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, either directly or indirectly. HMRC recently updated some 2021 filing and payment deadlines to ease the burden on businesses. Here we have outlined the changes to the 2021 tax deadlines that have been announced and we […]

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UK Budget 2021: Furlough Scheme extended until September 2021

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The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced as part of the Budget 2021 an extension of the furlough scheme until the end of September 2021. “Our Covid support schemes have been a lifeline to millions, protecting jobs and incomes across the UK. There’s now light at the end of the tunnel with a roadmap for reopening, […]

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UK Supreme Court Ruling – Uber Drivers Entitled to Workers’ Rights

Worker or self-employed? The Supreme Court has given important guidance on the dividing line between who is a worker and who is self-employed in its judgment ending the long running litigation brought against Uber by a group of its drivers. The drivers had contended that, although the contractual documentation they had signed with Uber styled […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Visa Applications

In these times of changing restrictions many visa applicants will be wondering what this would mean for their applications. The position is different depending on whether the application is made inside or outside the UK. For those in the UK, the position was improved by concessions made by the Home Office. During the first lockdown […]

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COVID-19: Self Isolation and the Workplace

The government has issued new regulations (Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020) containing obligations for workers who are required to self-isolate. These impose a duty on an employer not to permit employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 or live with a person that has tested positive to attend any workplace other than […]

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