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Employee ownership: A panacea or passing fad?

Employee ownership: A panacea or passing fad?

By , and | 20 Jun 2019

A recent acceleration in the number of companies adopting EO structures has widened the debate about the future of business ownership models in the UK. Neil Palmer, corporate partner at Fieldfisher, examines different perspectives on EO and what companies need to consider before implementing this business model.

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Hope for the best, plan for the worst

Hope for the best, plan for the worst

By , and | 03 May 2019

The Pension Protection Fund has published new insolvency contingency planning guidance for trustees. Andrew Patten looks at its key recommendations.

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IR35: Don't forget about employment law

IR35: Don't forget about employment law

By , , , and | 23 Apr 2019

Fieldfisher employment law experts look at the ramifications of the extension of the IR35 legislation for employers.

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Off payroll working rules in the private sector (IR35):  HMRC publishes latest consultation

Off payroll working rules in the private sector (IR35): HMRC publishes latest consultation

By , , , and | 08 Mar 2019

HMRC has published its latest consultation on the forthcoming legislative changes to the rules on off payroll working in the private sector (known as IR35).

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IR35: Changes to off-payroll working in the private sector

IR35: Changes to off-payroll working in the private sector

By , , , and | 07 Mar 2019

As the deadline for IR35 compliance by private sector businesses using Relevant Contractors comes closer, Fieldfisher's specialist IR35 team consider what consultants and contractors need to be thinking about now to ensure they are ready for April 2020.

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Pensions Regulator sets out funding expectations

By , , and | 06 Mar 2019

The Pensions Regulator has published its 2019 Annual Funding Statement which is essential reading for trustees and employers, particularly those with 22 September 2018 to 21 September 2019 valuation dates. It is the first statement since the Regulator promised a tougher and more interventionist approach. Andrew Patten looks at the Regulator's key messages.

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Approaching 100 days till Brexit: What are businesses worried about?

Approaching 100 days till Brexit: What are businesses worried about?

By and | 06 Dec 2018

With little more than a hundred days to go until the UK leaves the EU and with the prospect of a 'no-deal' Brexit closer than it ever has been, Fieldfisher spoke to business clients about their chief concerns and hopes for the future.