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Recruitment Watch

Issue 23: May 2023

Recruitment Watch

Editor's Note

Welcome to our latest edition of Recruitment Watch, in which we look at the legal issues that are currently shaping the recruitment sector. In this edition, we highlight proposed reforms to the law on non-compete clauses, holiday pay and working time records obligations and TUPE consultation requirements for small businesses. We provide an update on employee incentives following the Spring Budget and explain how TV presenter Gary Lineker won his IR35 tax battle with HMRC.

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Incentives Budget update 2023

HMRC has (for almost three years) been reviewing the existing enterprise management incentive (EMI) landscape which enables certain companies to grant share options to its employees with significant tax benefits.

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What does purposeful business mean for mergers and acquisitions?

Putting ESG considerations at the heart of your business planning could not only be beneficial in the context of M&A transactions, but has many other associated benefits. This article looks at the benefits of taking ESG seriously at the outset and how it can impact the value of a company.

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