Equal pay is in the forefront of many news headlines at the moment, and rightly so. The Equal Pay Act 1970 states that there must be no favourable treatment between men and women in regards to pay and conditions of employment. Similarly, the Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment on the grounds of age,…

Date posted: February 22, 2018

You are probably aware, there has recently been a number of ‘ransomware’ type of computer viruses called WannaCry, affecting users in many countries around the world. They caused disruption to many firms such as FedEx and many NHS trusts. It is believed to have led to 57,000 infections in 99 countries. Ransomware is a form…

Date posted: February 15, 2018

If a director of a limited company takes out more money than they’ve put in – and it isn’t your salary or a legal dividend (i.e. you take a dividend during the year but it transpires at the end of the year you did not make sufficient profit to take this dividend) – it will…

Date posted: February 8, 2018

Employers look set to leave publication of their gender pay gap reports until the very last minute rather than stand out by publishing data ahead of their competitors, according to research. Organisations with 250 or more employees have to publish their gender pay and bonus gaps by April 2018 in order to comply with regulations…

Date posted: February 1, 2018