Whilst HMRC does not openly publish the amount of tax investigations it launches every year, at YBC we have seen an increase in the numbers of members being contacted by them to have a look at their numbers.
Monday, 03 September 2018 16:16 Written by Ted Wigzell
Have you ever visited the Business Show and thought that you’d love to exhibit there but it’s just too expensive?
Published in Marketing, Promotion & Advertising
HMRC are under pressure from politicians who are demanding that they recover more unpaid tax even though they delivered a record haul of almost 30 billion pounds from their compliance activity during the last financial year.
Despite widespread media coverage of large companies blatant avoidance of paying tax, it is still the smallest of businesses coming under the microscope of HMRC.
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 07:41 Written by Michael Newman
You don’t need me to tell you its hot outside and although this is the time of year when some of us head off to other hot places many of us will remain at work. Shown below is some guidance from ACAS and the HSE.
Friday, 13 July 2018 11:09 Written by YBC Support
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) finds that Disciplining for 60 days' sickness absence was disability discrimination.
In this "landmark" ruling, the employment tribunal ruled that a group of couriers were not independent contractors, as Hermes had claimed, but were in fact workers who should be entitled to essential workers' rights.
On 20 March 2018, the Women and Equalities Committee (formed from a cross party committee of MPs) published a report, Fathers and the workplace, which called on the government to make a number of improvements to fathers' rights at work, such as removing the qualifying period for paternity leave to make it a "day one" right and increasing the rate of statutory paternity pay to 90% of earnings, (subject to a cap for high earners).
A few weeks ago I received an invitation to connect with another social media consultant. I’m usually happy to link up online with other people in my field as it’s great to be able to share ideas and – occasionally – concerns, and have meaningful discussions about the digital media marketing world. Also, there’s always the chance of cross-referrals if one person is too busy to take on new clients, so it’s good to have other people to recommend. But very quickly, a problem arose...
Now that the domestic and European football season is over focus shifts to the world cup. Tuesday 24th June 2018 at 13.00pm may seem like a long way away, but it's a time and date Employers need to consider now.
"Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." — Samuel Johnson
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Tuesday, 01 May 2018 09:49 Written by BioViron International
Packaging and plastic products may claim to be environmentally-friendly using terms such as "biodegradable" and "biocompostable". But what do these terms mean, and what is the difference between them?