News Archives – BDBF LLP

Taxing News

Posted by Arpita Dutt on 25 April, 2018 Employers everywhere, sharpen your pencils and find your calculators. Tax on employment termination payments has changed and you will need to dust off your arithmetic. The objective of the new regime is said to be tax...

Employment Tribunal awards increased from April 2018

Posted by Arpita Dutt on 23 April, 2018 The level of certain awards which can be awarded by Employment Tribunals will increase from 6 April 2018. Each April, compensation limits for Employment Tribunal cases increase in line with the Retail Price Index. The maximum...

How does an employer know whether an employee is disabled?

Posted by Arpita Dutt on 23 April, 2018 The Court of Appeal has decided that the test was not whether the employer did all it could to determine whether an employee was disabled and exhaust every option open to them; rather, it was whether the employer could be...

Stand by for new rules on shift pay

Posted by Arpita Dutt on 23 April, 2018 The ECJ has once again shaken up rules on working time in a recent employment case on stand by shifts. Previously, on call or stand by shifts would count as working time only if the employee was required to stay in a location...

What all HR and People Managers should know

Posted by Arpita Dutt on 29 March, 2018 From interesting discussions with a range of employment lawyers on EU law and Brexit, to honing communication and presentation skills whilst chanting ‘Mary had a little lamb’ with the whole BDBF team, my week work-shadowing in...