IR35

How The IR35 Changes Might Affect Your Employment Contracts

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

The IR35, also known as “off-payroll working rules”, is a piece of legislation which was introduced to stop the avoidance of tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) when a worker provides their services through an intermediary. In the past, this legislation was limited to contractors working for public authorities. However, the scope of it has changed and has been expanded …

EMPLOYEES FIRST - CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Customer Experience: Why You Should Put Your Employees First

Linkilaw Motivation & Success

“Work is theatre, and every business a stage”. With a touch of Shakespearean word play, Joseph Pine and James Gilmore coined the phrase that christened the Experience Economy. In equally theatrical tone, the Harvard Business Review eloquently describes the business mechanisms of the Experience Economy – “a company intentionally uses services as the stage, and goods as props, to engage …

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Legal Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Employees For Your Startup

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

Staying in line with UK employment law is serious business and you must be aware of laws when hiring employees for your startup. Legal mistakes in hiring and managing staff can be costly. These mistakes can lead to lawsuits, government fines, and a dysfunctional workplace and business culture. In the worst case scenario. but one that is not unheard of, …

Use Disciplinary Procedures To Minimise Risk

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

Disciplining employees is one of those dreaded and unfortunate aspects that you must sometimes deal with as a business owner. However, you cannot take a haphazard approach to disciplinary procedures when employees are involved. There actually needs to be a sound legal framework behind it or you will face possible unfair dismissal claims or claims of discrimination. In this post, …

Use Disciplinary Procedures To Minimise Risk

Linkilaw Business Structures

Disciplining employees is one of those dreaded and unfortunate aspects that you must sometimes deal with as a business owner.   However, you cannot take a haphazard approach to disciplinary procedures when employees are involved. There actually needs to be a sound legal framework behind it or you will face possible unfair dismissal claims or claims of discrimination. In this …

Employment Law: Know Your Redundancy Rights

Linkilaw Company Law

Although getting laid off is a major blow for most people, both from a financial and psychological aspect, it can also prove a real blessing in disguise. That’s why, in the face of a redundancy dismissal, it’s so important to land on your feet as best as you can. It’s the right time to gain a fresh perspective and embark …

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Why Entrepreneurs Make Great Employees

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Can entrepreneurs really make great employees? The answer is a resounding yes! It may seem like a bit of a contradiction at first glance, an entrepreneur becoming an employee. After all, the definition of an entrepreneur is very single-minded in its essence. It’s about a single man or woman being able to start and lead a company from scratch into …