Figures released at the end of September 2019 to mark the 10th anniversary of “Remember a Charity” week suggests that the number of people leaving gifts to charities in their wills has increased year on year since the campaign was first launched. In 2018 some £3billion was donated to charities in wills an increase of about 50% since 2008.
New IR35 Laws and how they will impact your business
Jemille Gibson and Barry Stanton discuss the changes in the IR35 tax laws. However, it has not been an issue for businesses employing contractors until now. However, there is a seismic shift about to take place.
Jemille Gibson and Michael Farrier discuss employees who TUPE transfer from one employer (the “transferor”), to another (the “transferee”), must transfer on the exact same terms and conditions, under TUPE.
Last month the Law Commission published its Report on the electronic execution of documents. Although the law in England and Wales has always recognised a range of signatures – including initials, pictures and printed names – the emergence of digital “smart contracts” in recent years has led to uncertainty about what constitutes a valid method of signature, and in particular, the legal status of electronic signatures.
Intra-group reorganisations in the technology sector
As new technologies continue to emerge and develop rapidly, many entrepreneurial businesses operating in the same or neighbouring sectors will often expand their foothold in the market by way of acquiring their competitors or up and coming start-ups making noises in their respective field.
One of the issues discussed at our HR conference last month was the importance of sleep. Our guest speaker, Geraldine Joaquim from Mind Your Business, discussed how organisations can recognise sleep as a foundation for well-being and support their employees in getting a good night's sleep.