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Government: "difficult to estimate" cost of abolishing IR35 contractor taxation regime

It is "very difficult to estimate" what the true cost to the Exchequer would be if tax provisions intended to stop contractors in 'disguised employment' from using limited companies to avoid employment taxes were abolished, the government has said. 11 Jun 2014

ICO highlights data protection obligations for employers dealing with TUPE disclosures

Businesses are being warned about their data protection obligations when disclosing employee information under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) regime. 04 Jun 2014

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    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in June 2011. The purpose of TUPE is to protect employees if the business in which they are employed changes hands. Its effect is to move employee...

Requirement to work in different location not pre-2014 TUPE "workforce" change, says EAT

Employees who were required to work in a different location after their work was outsourced were not exempted from legal protections aimed at such workers under pre-2014 rules, the UK's employment appeal tribunal (EAT) has ruled. 21 May 2014

Jobs outsourced to arms' length LLP can be comparators for purposes of equal pay claims, Scottish court rules

Predominantly female employees whose work for a local authority has been outsourced to a limited liability partnership (LLP) can compare themselves to predominantly male employees whose jobs remain with the authority for the purposes of an equal pay claim,... 25 Mar 2014

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