New stamp duty thresholds were introduced in September 2022 as part of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill. This bill has now been passed through the House of Lords and thresholds are fixed until March 2025.
Recently an article was published in the Financial Remedies Journal (FRJ) titled “A new weddings law is not a panacea for unmarried couples”. This is a dive into a recent submission to the government aiming to update the law regarding marriage (the main bulk of which was brought in during the 1800s!) and how it does not offer any further protection for those who choose not to get married to their partners.
Many businesses are having to make some big decisions about their employees right now. If making redundancies is something you are considering here are a few things you need to be aware of. When making redundancies you need to do so in accordance with the normal rules. This includes giving a notice period and consulting staff before a final decision is reached.
Lizzie Calladine, a member of our employment team, recently featured on Greatest Hits Radio (North Derbyshire), answering questions about parents’ rights at work now children have returned to school and have an increased risk of being advised to self-isolate.