The rules regarding payslips are due to change on 6 April 2019. Itemised payslips will have to be given to ‘workers’ as well as employees, and include hours details for the hourly paid. BEIS has published guidance here.
HMRC has created a new online guide on statutory sick pay. Public Health England and Business in the Community have published a new toolkit to help employers support workers affected by domestic abuse. Acas has published new guidance on job … Continue reading
Described by some as the “new oil” for the digital economy, there is no doubt that data are now seen as critical for organisations to succeed. Data are a powerful and lucrative fuel for productivity. If not adequately protected, data … Continue reading
As formal Brexit negotiations have now started, Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the launch of its new Brexit Notes blog, where you will find articles and updates on the latest Brexit developments. As well as reporting on new … Continue reading
The DWP has launched an employer "See Potential" toolkit to help employers retain and recruit workers from disadvantaged groups, including single parents, recovering addicts and care providers. Acas has updated its guidance on employment status. To coincide with ONS data … Continue reading
UK: New publications – ACAS guidance – productivity, terminal illness, dress codes, gender pay gap reports
Acas has issued guidance for line managers to help run effective teams and on dealing with life-threatening conditions at work, and has updated its dress code guidance in light of research showing discrimination against employees with visible tattoos. It has … Continue reading
Acas has published a guide to help employers manage and support apprentices and young workers, and a guide to help combat sex discrimination in the workplace. BIS has published guidance on the apprenticeship levy and updated guidance on calculating the … Continue reading
UK: Herbert Smith Freehills global survey reveals labour is both driver and challenge for cross-border M&A
Labour and employment law issues are a significant factor for cross-border deals, according to Herbert Smith Freehills’ new M&A report, ‘Beyond borders: the future of dealmaking’.