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04-06-2018
New Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 due in force from 1 October 2018

New Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 due in force from 1 October 2018

The Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 has been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 1 October 2018. The Order amends section 50 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 so as to grant unpaid time off work to four groups of volunteers in ... read more

30-05-2018
Payments in lieu of notice - an update

Payments in lieu of notice - an update

Since 6 April 2018, employers have been required to pay Income Tax and Class 1 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) on certain parts of termination payments made to employees whether or not these payments are contractual. The element that is ... read more

30-05-2018
Claiming tax relief on pension contributions

Claiming tax relief on pension contributions

The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions is £40,000 for the current tax year. There is also a three year carry forward rule that allows taxpayers to carry forward unused annual allowance from the last three tax years if they have made pension ... read more

30-05-2018
Is professional gambling a trade?

Is professional gambling a trade?

A thought-provoking question that has been asked by one of our readers is whether professional gambling is a trade or not. The answer to this question might surprise you. According to HMRC and reinforced by a number of court cases the answer is that ... read more

30-05-2018
Trustees responsibilities

Trustees responsibilities

A trust is an obligation that binds a trustee, an individual or a company, to deal with the assets such as land, money and shares which form part of the trust. The person who puts assets into a trust is known as a settlor and the trust is for the ... read more

30-05-2018
Children’s savings and tax

Children’s savings and tax

All children in the UK have their own personal annual allowance. However, anti-avoidance laws prevent this allowance being utilised by parents of children aged under 18 with some minimal exceptions. If older children are employed by a parent, then ... read more

30-05-2018
Holiday entitlement

Holiday entitlement

Almost all full-time workers in the UK are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks' (or 28 days) paid holiday per year. This is known as their statutory leave entitlement or annual leave. Legally, employers can include bank holidays in this total although not ... read more

30-05-2018
Off-payroll working

Off-payroll working

The rules for individuals providing services to the public sector via an intermediary such as a personal service company (PSC) changed from April 2017. The new rules shift the responsibility for deciding whether the intermediaries’ legislation ... read more

29-05-2018
GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 now in force

GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 now in force

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018, along with most of the provisions in a new Data Protection Act 2018 (including those provisions relevant to processing in the employment relationship). The previous Data ... read more

23-05-2018
Beware sting in VAT annual accounting scheme

Beware sting in VAT annual accounting scheme

The VAT annual accounting scheme is open to most businesses with a turnover of up to £1.35m per year. The main benefits of the scheme include the requirement to file one VAT return per year. This can significantly reduce the amount of administration ... read more