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Service cuts employment tribunal claims - 2 December 2014

More than 1,500 people a week are contacting a service that helps employers and employees to resolve workplace disputes without going to an employment tribunal. From April this year, anyone thinking of making an employment tribunal claim first has to

Small employers ‘lack confidence on pension issues’ - 2 December 2014

Less than a quarter of small and micro employers feel confident about dealing with pension issues and many expect to turn to accountants for help. The findings come from research carried out by NEST (National Employment Savings Trust), a pension

VAT service for digital businesses open for registration - 2 December 2014

Thousands of UK businesses supplying digital services to consumers across the European Union (EU) can now register for a new online VAT service. Signing up to the VAT Mini One Stop Shop (VAT MOSS), which started accepting registrations on 20

Taskforce bid to limit impact of holiday pay ruling - 2 December 2014

Business Secretary Vince Cable has set up a taskforce to assess the potential impact of an employment appeal tribunal ruling on overtime and holiday pay. The taskforce is made up of representatives from government departments and business groups, including the