Victory for Uber drivers

A case brought by Uber drivers, supported by their trade union GMB, has resulted in a verdict with far-reaching consequences. The court held that the drivers could not be treated as self-employed, but were in fact workers; this means that the minimum  wage should apply, they should get statutory sick pay, parental leave and paid […]

Free money for employees!

Free? Well, it’s free in the same way that cash is free from the “free” cash machine. “Trivial” benefits paid to employees do not cost anything (in tax and national insurance) in the same way that the cash machine won’t charge you for using it. Trivial benefits also do not need to be declared on […]

Persons with Significant Control

From 6th April 2016 UK companies need to keep a register of Persons with Significant Control (PSCs) – and this applies to charities too. Broadly speaking, a PSC is someone who holds more than 25% of the shares or voting rights. So, for example, a charitable company with three trustees, in which the only guarantee […]

Free training seminars for clients

13  April 2016 2.00 pm Social Impact – measurement and reporting 20 April 2016 2.00 pm New SORP 2015 for charities 28 April 2016 2.00 pm Management accounts 4 May 2016 2.00 pm Auto – enrolment and workplace pensions 18 May 2016 1.30 pm Charities – Serious Incident Reporting and update on legal issues and […]