Comprehensive guide to cyber insurance
We live in an increasingly interconnected world where reliance on technology has become routine. The digitalisation of business has created huge opportunities and led to increased efficiency and growth, but with that rise has come an urgent need for more diligent focus on cyber-security.Read More
IR35 – The Status Disagreement Process
More than a month has now passed since the IR35 changes were introduced and research shows that not only are some contractors yet to receive a status determination statement (‘SDS’), but more than half of contractors plan to dispute their IR35 status.Read More
Navigating the IT risks of working from home
In recent years, businesses have employed more flexible, agile models to suit employees’ changing needs. As a result, working from home is now far more popular than it used to be. With technology constantly evolving to make online systems more easily accessible, employees now have greater freedom to work away from the office, making traditional 9-5 office roles less common.Read More
IR35 – An Overview of the Status Determination Statement
Following on from our recent IR35 preparation article, this insight will take a closer look at the Status Determination Statement (‘SDS’). This includes examining who is responsible for issuing an SDS, what the SDS must contain, and what should happen when there are group end clients and group or role-based assessments. We will also look at how liability passes through the contractual chain and the risks involved for each party.Read More
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IR35 – are you ready for the changes?
With the IR35 changes now less than 2 months away, the off-payroll working rules have been on everyone’s mind. In this article we will provide a brief background to the changes and take a look at some of the key steps and processes that you should take in order to be fully prepared come the 6th April 2021. We will also take a look at the risks of relying on tools to create a status determination.Read More
The Sound of Silence - Silent Cyber and what it means for you
Insurers are altering their cyber cover on standard non-cyber insurance policies to ensure there is clarity of cyber insurance within these policies. As discussed in our article, policies will change at this years renewal and it is imperative that you review your cover carefully so you have the appropriate cover or purchase a separate cyber policy.Read More
The Insurance Hard Market
2020 has been a tough year for everyone, especially businesses that have felt the full force of Covid-19, from the strict government restrictions placed on them with how they trade to full-on closure of their business by the government. One thing in particular that has been affected significantly by Covid-19 is the insurance market.Read More
Brexit – what next for recruitment?
The UK has now formally left the EU, and the ‘transition period’ ended on the 31st of December 2020. As of the 1st of January 2021, the UK is deemed to be outside of the European Economic Area.Read More
Gangmaster License – what is it and do you need one?
Following the Morecambe disaster which happened over 10 years ago, gangmasters licenses have been a prominent issue and the law around them developed rapidly to help protect vulnerable workers prone to exploitation.Read More
The Unlawful Killing of Employees, Customers and Third Parties
The Supreme Court has recently handed down a judgment that is likely to have a very significant impact on the inquests that can result from deaths at work, deaths on the roads or deaths caused by corporate activities.Read More
Proposition 22 & the Gig Economy – What does it mean?
As we have all known for several years now the gig economy is not only beneficial to a country’s economy but allows flexibility for those workers. However, gig economy is still developing, both in the US and the UK, with many legal challenges from the workers with regards to what they believe are fair working rights for them.Read More