Articles

  • Charities SORP (FRS 102) – a view on what to expect

    22 March 2017

    No sooner did the sector implement the new FRS 102 SORP, than we began to discuss the shape of the next iteration. Following a consultation that closed in December 2016, the results of the exercise are due to be published this year.…

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  • Salary sacrifice school fees – last chance saloon!

    22 March 2017

    ​Hitherto, independent schools have been able to offer staff the opportunity to save some of the cost of the school fees relating to their own children’s attendance at the school via salary sacrifice arrangements.…

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  • Taxing times for the Non-Dom

    17 March 2017

    Following several years of announcements from the Government on proposed changes to the treatment of ‘non-doms’, culminating in the release of the Finance Bill 2017, do non-domiciled individuals have cause for concern in respect of the changes due to come into effect from 6 April 2017? …

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  • Barlow Robbins Budget Summary 2017

    09 March 2017

    We have pleasure in ​attaching our summary of the key announcements in the Chancellor’s 2017 Budget statement.…

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  • Employment Law Update - February 2017

    22 February 2017

    Welcome to the February 2017 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date. …

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  • Relying on Contractual Mobility Clauses to Avoid Redundancies

    15 February 2017

    Contractual mobility clauses permit employers to change an employee’s place of work. They are often relied upon in redundancy situations to avoid making compulsory redundancies – and, in particular, to avoid making statutory redundancy payments.…

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  • Status Anxiety? - Part I

    15 February 2017

    Businesses should take care to avoid the potential pitfalls of the law on employment status…

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  • Failing to Act Can Lead to Gross Misconduct

    15 February 2017

    The Court of Appeal has recently ruled that an act of gross negligence can result in the fair dismissal of an employee for gross misconduct. The Claimant, Mr Adesokan had been employed by Sainsbury’s for 26 years, most recently as Regional Operations Manager. …

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