Author: Jaime Thorpe
Changes to Digital Right to Work legislation next month
Xydus: ‘Despite the short time until these laws come into force, many businesses we hear from are rather unprepared for the changes’.
Report looks at what makes a company a good place to work
Ciphr: ‘I don’t think any employer should underestimate the importance and impact that the relationships that employees have with their colleagues can have on individual and team performance, morale, productivity, and even retention’.
Small Business Commissioner warning over late payments
Small Business Commissioner, Liz Barclay: ‘If we look economically, small businesses are put at risk and can’t manage their cash flow if they don’t have payment certainty or know when payments will be made’.
More UK businesses turning to contractors
APSCo: ‘What our statistics are also indicating is that more businesses are turning to contract professionals as they struggle to fill resourcing needs’.
Newly registered businesses reminded to sign up for MTD
LITRG: ‘HMRC should amend their guidance as soon as possible so that businesses looking to register for VAT, who do not have professional advisers, are made aware of their MTD obligations at the earliest opportunity’.
Employers urged to look beyond degree qualifications when hiring
CIPD: ‘Employers need to stop thinking that generic university degrees are always the best indicator of a person’s potential at work’.
HMRC will not be changing notice period for newly self-employed
CIOT: ‘We believe the current Income Tax Self-Assessment registration process works well for most taxpayers, and there is insufficient evidence to change the current statutory deadline’.
Incentive payments only boost performance short-term
Researchers have found no evidence that employees perform better at incentivized tasks in the wake of obtaining incentive payments.