Recruitment Watch

Recruitment Watch

Issue 11
Consultation on Agency Workers

Consultation on Agency Workers

The Government published its response to the July 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices in February 2018.

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Taylor Review

Taylor Review

The government has responded to Matthew Taylor's review on the gig economy, published in July last year, with a promised overhaul of employment rights to improve conditions for millions of workers - including those in the gig economy.

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If it ain't broke, don't fix it: The government confirms that it will not legislate on restrictive covenants

If it ain't broke, don't fix it: The government confirms that it will not legislate on restrictive covenants

We are pleased to report that the government has confirmed its conclusions on the proposal it announced nearly two years ago to legislate on restrictive covenants.

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AWR Parity Assessment requires a Term by Term Approach

AWR Parity Assessment requires a Term by Term Approach

A recent case has confirmed what we have always advised, that ensuring equal pay for agency workers under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) requires a term by term assessment and cannot be based on the agency worker's overall remuneration package.

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Criminal Finances Act and preventing the facilitation of tax evasion

Criminal Finances Act and preventing the facilitation of tax evasion

Managing associates Gareth Minty and Tim Thompson discuss the Criminal Finances Act, and the consequences of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.

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Man with arms spread

Heading for the exit? Welcome to a different world

Exit is a word that has so much meaning for an entrepreneur. It can be the realisation of a dream, sometimes a culmination of a lifetime’s work and recognition of success and the struggle that preceded.

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