10 Nov Using labour providers

Labour providers are agencies that supply temporary workers to meet seasonal and market demand – sometimes called 'gangmasters'. There is a history of tax fraud and unpaid taxes (especially relating to VAT) through the use of labour providers. 

This mainly relates to businesses involved in the...

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10 Nov Changes to data protection laws

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is a non-departmental public body which reports directly to Parliament and is sponsored by the Ministry of Justice. It is the independent regulatory office that deals with data protection laws in the UK.

The UK Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham has published...

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08 Nov New changes to Immigration Rules

The government has published a raft of changes to the Immigration Rules, most of which will take effect from 24 November 2016. The key changes for employers are as follows:

Tier 2 (General)

Unless specified otherwise, these changes apply to all Certificates of Sponsorship assigned on or...

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