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Changes to non-compete clauses
Non-compete clauses are those which prevents an individual from setting up, or having an interest in a competing business, or going to work for someone who is a competing business.
Agency Worker Regulations – here to stay
The Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) were introduced over ten years ago, and even now are still regularly overlooked. There may have been indications that these regulations may not last, but a government announcement last Friday shows that AWR is here to stay, with no proposals to change.
EAS complaints on the increase – are you at risk?
Employment Agency Standards (EAS) is responsible for the enforcement of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (‘Conduct Regs’), and has reported an increase in complaints. Are you compliant with key elements of the regulations, and how would your business fair if inspected?
Umbrella regulation draws a step nearer
Victoria Atkins, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, issued a written ministerial statement yesterday announcing a consultation on policy options to regulate umbrella companies and to tackle non-compliance in the market. This is amongst other objectives to ‘simplify’ and ‘modernise’ the tax system, with the intention to make the system fairer for taxpayers, work better for traders and challenge non-compliance.
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