Worker-status cases reflect growing scrutiny on changing ways
Anna McCaffrey, of Taylor Wessing's Employment Group, and
Anna Humphey, of our Tax Group, recently wrote an article for the Employee Benefits magazine on
the 'gig economy' and why both tax and employment law are
areas of difficulty and complexity that will need to be addressed
in the near future.
Corporate governance Green Paper published
In December 2016, the government released a discussion document
(or 'Green Paper') exploring the viability of workers on
boards, pay ratios and corporate governance standards. The green
paper suggests the following changes:
Giving greater voice to employees and
consumers in the boardroom
Measures that increase the connection
between boardroom directors and other interested groups such as
employees and small suppliers
Options for increasing shareholder
influence over ensuring executive pay is aligned to long-term
Considering whether features of
governance standards for listed companies should be extended to the
largest privately-held companies
For further information on the proposals, please read Kathryn
Clapp's article for HR Magazine.
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