The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in its fight with Rangers over the club’s use of Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs).
New International Labour Organisation report shows closing gender gaps at work by 25 per cent by 2025 could add US$ 5.8 trillion to the global economy and boost tax revenue.
Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that wages have once again failed to keep pace with inflation, leaving hundreds of thousands of people on low pay struggling to make ends meet.
With the General election only a week away, business, individuals and HR teams alike will be wondering how the next UK Government plans to respond to the changing employment landscape. We’ve pulled together a brief summary of the election’s three front-runners to help you compare policies on all things work-related, from zero-hour contracts to maternity and paternity pay.
Interns at some of the world’s most famous companies earn more than the average American, full time, worker.
Two fifths (42 per cent) of employers who have had difficulty recruiting candidates have increased the salary on offer, according to a survey of employers by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Mothers are paid three per cent less for every child they have compared to their female colleagues who do not have children, new research from Université Paris-Saclay reveals. Fathers suffer no such penalty at all.
Barclays and its chief executive Jes Staley are being investigated by regulators over his attempts last year to unmask a whistleblower.
The much-disputed Oxford comma has helped a group of dairy drivers in a dispute with a company about overtime pay.
Amazon has been accused of creating “intolerable working conditions” after allegations that workers have been penalised for sick days and that some are camping near one of its warehouses to save money commuting to work.
Michel Roux Jr has admitted that his restaurant staff get no share of service charge and that he has paid his staff less than the minimum wage.
Employee salary sacrifice schemes such as gym memberships, phones and insurance will no longer be tax-free, the chancellor Philip Hammond has said in the Autumn Statement
Workers on the minimum wage at an Argos warehouse have been offered an 80p an hour pre-Christmas bonus – but only if they don’t take time off sick.
Research into workplace happiness found junior staff members are the least happy within the workforce.
Brexit has kicked up a cloud of uncertainty over Britain’s economy. With a timeline yet to be agreed for exit negotiations, and no common understanding as to what constitutes “Brexit”, students and graduate recruiters are unlikely to find clarity quickly.