Off-payroll working rules – A salutary warning for the private sector as HMRC enquiry nets £29.5M of tax and £4m in penalties from the Home Office

In its recently published annual report, the Home Office (HO) declared that HMRC had concluded there were a number of instances where it had not complied with the off-payroll working rules (IR35) that came into force in the public sector from 6 April 2017. As a consequence, the HO was required to pay £29.5M in […]

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European Commission publish new Standard Contractual Clauses for exporting personal data outside the EEA

What’s new? The European Commission released their finalised Standard Contractual clauses (“SCCs”), which will become effective on 27th June 2021. SCCs are the most commonly used mechanism to export personal data outside of the EEA/UK to countries that have not been deemed to have an “adequate” level of personal data protection for individuals. Following the […]

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