Over the years the UK has seen a variety of tax efficient schemes available to incentivize management; and in 2014 the Employee Shareholder Status (ESS) regime was added into the mix.
ESS essentially allows an employee...more
UK Employment Appeal Tribunal’s decision could expose UK employers to claims of underpaying holiday pay in the past.
1. What are all the headlines about?
On Tuesday, 4 November 2014, the UK Employment Appeal...more
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has reported a 24 percent increase in newly registered companies since last year; in part due to the recent successful World Expo 2020 bid, among other positive economic forces....more
The purpose of this memorandum is to summarise employment issues arising in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This note focuses on the UAE Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 (the Labour Law). It also describes the employment law that...more
Changes to LLP member taxation and employee incentive schemes could have wide ranging implications for UK employers.
As always 6 April means a new UK tax year and a raft of employment and...more
Newly enforced regulations change UK law on the transfer of undertakings, applicable to transfers which take place on or after 31 January 2014.
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006...more
In light of tax changes proposed for April 2014, partnerships may need to reconsider their members’ classification and/or duties to maintain the most tax efficient positions.
The UK Government’s recently published...more
Updates for UK listed and regulated companies on incoming “say on pay” rules, the UK challenge to the EU “bonus cap” and new guidance on AIFMD remuneration rules.
This Client Alert summarises three key developments...more