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Red Card for Facebook Employee
As the use of social media such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter grows, businesses need guidance on how much control they can have over their employees using this media. The recent case of J D Wetherspoons Plc v Miss K Preece provides just such guidance.
VAT Rule Breakers Targeted
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced it is to target individuals and businesses who are trading above the VAT threshold but have not registered for VAT in a new drive against rule breakers.
Cheque Guarantee Card Scheme Closes
The UK cheque guarantee scheme, for businesses and individuals using cheques to make or receive payments, will close on 30 June 2011.
TUPE Rules Included In Employment Law Review
The government has announced new areas it will consider reforming as part of its ongoing review of employment red tape, including the rules protecting employees’ terms and conditions of employment when a business changes hands.
Bribery Act Takes Effect on 1 July
Time is ticking away for businesses to make sure they have taken the steps appropriate to their operations to prepare for the Bribery Act, which comes into effect on 1 July 2011.
First Automatic Pension Enrolment Letters Go Out
The Pensions Regulator has started writing to the first employers who will need to automatically enrol employees into a workplace pension scheme to remind them of their new responsibilities.