We previously detailed the increases to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates from 6 April 2021. It is important that employers identify the workers affected by such increases in order to avoid breaches of the NMW legal framework.
On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU finally agreed a trade deal, in the form of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). Both sides immediately moved to claim they had been victorious in the negotiations…
England has now entered a third national lockdown which is expected to remain in place until the middle of February 2021 although it may be that this is extended. What do employers need to know about lockdown guidance this time around?
The fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) has intensified in recent weeks, with the emergence of the new variant and the third national lockdown. However, there is good news on the horizon in the guise of the vaccination roll out.
Following Brexit, the UK is looking for new international trade opportunities. In life sciences as well as other sectors, where better to push on than with India? That seems to be the UK Government's view.
In 2019, the Government commissioned a review on company regulation, corporate transparency and Companies House. The review has identified some key changes which could be made to how new and existing companies are administered and regulated.
One of the biggest mysteries (for data protection lawyers at least), was what would happen to personal data transfers from the EEA to the UK after we left the EU. What does the Brexit deal mean for data protection compliance?
To help the economy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) 'holiday' increases the SDLT threshold to £500,000 for property sales in England and Northern Ireland until 31 March 2021.