Month: August 2020

Making Staff Redundant – Simple Guide to be 100% Compliant

Small Businesses – Thinking of Making Staff Redundant? If you’re thinking of making staff redundant, then there are a number of legal issues and procedures you have to be aware of. Notwithstanding, of course, the fact that the whole process must be handled sensitively and fairly, and staff should be offered support as needed for…
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GDPR Breach: What you can learn from 20GB Intel data theft

A few days ago, Intel confirmed they suffered a security and GDPR breach. Approximately 20GB of data was uploaded to torrents and file-sharing site MEGA.  The below is an unverified screenshot available on many tech sites talking about the software. It appears that the majority of the information is internal documentation and research – but…
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VAT Registration Questions

Required Registration Currently, the VAT registration threshold is £85,000. If your turnover (on non-exempt items, see below) is over that threshold, you have to register. For more detailed explanation, see the gov.uk writeup on VAT registration.  You can register voluntarily if your turnover is below this threshold, unless all your turnover is exempt.  Exactly what…
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Identifying the Difference between an Employee and Worker

Why care about Identifying the Difference between an Employee and Worker? Whether or not someone is classified as an employee or worker is important in understanding the obligations your organisation has towards them – and their obligations towards you.  An employee is under your control at work, and you are required to provide: Sick pay…
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