The Crossover between Health & Safety and Employment Law

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This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines the relationship between health & safety and employment law.   It may seem like an obvious concept, but Health & Safety and Employment Law are intrinsically linked. An employee has a right to work in a safe environment. This includes everything from an employee on a building… Continue reading

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Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes too good to be true?

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Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes too good to be true? The delivery firm Hermes has announced that they have reached a deal with GMB union over allowing it’s 15,000 drivers to be offered a form of ‘self-employment plus. However some experts are warning that the deal that has been agreed may not be… Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Planning for the end of the tax year

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Planning for the end of the tax year If your company’s tax year ends on 31 March, you’re not alone – plenty of UK businesses use the same date. Like them, you now have less than two months to take advantage of this year’s business tax allowances; and if you have longer, it’s still a… Continue reading

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HPC Law – Case Law Update: January 2019

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HPC Law Update – January 2019 This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines some key case law updates.   Employee, worker or self-employed?   Over the last 12 months, there have been several decisions as to whether Claimants were self-employed, workers or employees. With the Uber and Hermes decisions ruling that taxi drivers and… Continue reading

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The historic Brexit defeat and what it means for HR

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The Brexit deal that Theresa May had been working on was rejected by MPs in Parliament. The deal that was put forward was rejected by both those who wanted to remain in the EU and those who wanted to leave. The outcome of the vote was one that was widely predicted and this has therefore… Continue reading

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