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"NDAs" – a storm in a teacup?

"NDAs" – a storm in a teacup?

By , and | 26 Jul 2019

When did we start talking about NDAs? The confidentiality provision has been around in this jurisdiction for a very long time. It is unsexy, tedious, boilerplate.

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IR35: Common Misconceptions Demystified

By and | 24 Jul 2019

In April 2020, the responsibility for compliance with ‘IR35’ (the colloquial name for the off-payroll tax rules) is shifting from consultants to end users.

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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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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.

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Franchising and the gig economy – the risks and rewards

Franchising and the gig economy – the risks and rewards

By and | 01 Sep 2017

A number of businesses which franchise will interact with the gig economy. Both franchisors and franchisees therefore need to know the risks and rewards of any regulation that is introduced.

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Banning headscarves - a workable policy?

Banning headscarves - a workable policy?

By | 15 Mar 2017

The European Court of Justice has ruled this week that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf or 'hijab'.

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International Employee Mobility after Brexit

International Employee Mobility after Brexit

By | 23 Sep 2016

Our European employment law team put together some practical tips on structure the international mobility of employees after Brexit