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NICs and dividend tax rates set to increase from April 2022

2021-11-30

In September 2021, the government announced it will raise the rates of dividend tax and some National Insurance contributions (NICs) by 1.25%, although NIC rates

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Carer of disabled parent claims indirect associative discrimination

2021-11-30

The claimant, a principal carer who worked at home to care for her disabled mother, was employed by Nationwide as a Senior Lending Manager on

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Failure to comply with subject access request results in ICO enforcement notice

2021-11-30

First Choice Selection Services Ltd (First Choice) were sent a subject access request by a data subject who was bringing an employment tribunal claim. First

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Redundancy dismissal not necessarily unfair if employees cannot appeal

2021-11-30

In a recent case of dismissal by reason of redundancy, the claimants were not allowed to appeal against their dismissal due to redundancy, so they

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Morrisons will stop paying sick pay to staff who refuse to be COVID-19 vaccinated

2021-11-30

On October 1, the government announced that all adults had now been offered the opportunity to be double vaccinated against Covid-19. As a result, Morrisons

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Care home workers to self-certify their medical exemption from a Covid vaccine

2021-11-30

In September 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) proposed it will introduce a temporary system which will enable care home workers or

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The UK’s Immigration Rules have been changed

2021-11-30

Changes introduced by the Covid-19 pandemic have affected British and foreign nationals working and living in the UK.

The government published its ‘Statement of Changes HC617’

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Firefighter's breaks on standby may be classed as “working time” under the WTD

2021-11-30

A firefighter has challenged his employer’s decision to make his daily rest breaks unpaid, unless there was an emergency call-out. During the firefighter’s rest breaks,

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Gig economy employers should comply with auto-enrolment obligations

2021-11-30

Gig economy employers must “voluntarily” and “promptly” comply with their auto-enrolment obligations under the Pensions Act 2008, otherwise the Pensions Regulator has warned that they

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New law to ensure workers can keep tips in full

2021-11-30

Following the 2016 consultation on tips, gratuities, cover and service charges, the government has confirmed it will pass legislation to ensure workers can keep tips

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