13 Years of Holiday Pay Awarded

The European Court of Justice have agreed that a Salesman is entitled to bring a claim for holiday pay for the entire length of his engagement meaning the company he worked for now faces paying 13 years worth of holiday pay. The company, The Sash Window Workshop engaged Mr Conley King as a commission based salesmen.. read more →

Future of self-employment

Not a week goes by at the moment without questions being raised about the law surrounding employment status. A couple of weeks ago Deliveroo were in the news for successfully showing the individuals they engage are not “workers” – a problem that Uber are currently appealing. On the 15th November the Work and Pensions and Business, Energy.. read more →

Using Ltd Co Contractors?

There have been many reports that a change is on the horizon for companies that pay limited company subcontractors. Companies could soon be liable for the tax and national insurance due to HMRC if the limited company contractors they engage should have in fact been employed. As it currently stands in the private sector, if an.. read more →

CITB for at least 3 more years

The Construction Industry Training Board levy is payable by all companies who are engaged wholly or mainly in construction industry activities. Construction companies are encouraged by the CITB to register with the body and start paying the levy, alternatively if the CITB identify that your business is in construction they can write to you and raise the.. read more →

CITB review and rate cut

The CITB has been subject to a great deal of criticism over the last couple of years with many calls for it to be scrapped. We do not come across many (if in fact any) people in the building industry that get a benefit from the CITB that outweighs the burden. The CITB must carry out a.. read more →