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December 3, 2020
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Employment Status – Lessons from the Tax Tribunal

In this webinar, the Employment team looked at the importance of employment status and IR35. Key points of this talk were: Obligations to determine employment status and the IR35 burdenThe different status types and why they are importantThe legal tests for determining employment statusLessons from HMRC’s Upper Tribunal success in the recent Kickabout case Claire...
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“Gender is a spectrum” – gender-fluid employee awarded £180k for discrimination on the grounds of gender reassignment

“Gender is a spectrum” – gender-fluid employee awarded £180k for discrimination on the grounds of gender reassignment Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Rebecca Mahon Rose Taylor worked at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) as an Engineer for almost 20 years. From 2017, Ms Taylor identified as gender fluid/non-binary and used female pronouns (having previously used male...
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Employment Tribunals – Learning from Lockdown

Employment Tribunals – Learning from Lockdown Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Daniel Evans The Coronavirus Pandemic has affected all areas of life and the employment tribunal system is no exception. The President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales), Judge Barry Clarke recently participated in an online Q & A where he answered questions about how the...
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Lessons from HMRC v Kickabout Productions Ltd

Lessons from HMRC v Kickabout Productions Ltd Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Rebecca Mahon The Upper Tax Tribunal has overturned a decision of the First Tier Tribunal regarding the IR35 rules, finding in favour of HMRC. In its comprehensive judgment, the Upper Tax Tribunal provides a masterclass in determining employment status for tax purposes. Employment...
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