As we fast approach the 6th of April many companies and drivers are still not prepared for the coming changes to IR35. There is a lot of information out there and the response from some companies has been to bury their heads. Some take the attitude that the government will change it’s mind! The clear…

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Or so goes the lyrics by Bob Dylan, 2020 was a hell of a year for change.  Now more than anytime the workplace dynamic has changed and not necessarily for the worse.  In the last year most of us have gone from office based to home working, from face to face meetings to Zoom or…

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Changes to EU driving rules from 20 August EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules have changed. The new rules will include: a requirement for drivers’ to ‘return home’ every 4 weeks a ban on taking regular weekly rest periods in the driver’s vehicle a new definition of ‘non-commercial carriage’ more flexibility on the scheduling of…

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https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/temporary-relaxation-of-the-enforcement-of-eu-drivers-hours-rules/temporary-relaxation-of-the-enforcement-of-the-drivers-hours-rules-delivery-of-essential-items-to-retailers In response to requests from Industry, the Department for Transport has, pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, agreed to a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales for the drivers of vehicles involved in the delivery of food, non-food (personal care and…

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IR35 – April 2020 Important Changes What is happening on 5th April 2020? From 5th April 2020, all contract/temporary workers operating in the UK Private Sector will need to be assessed under the new IR35 legislation. Who is responsible for the IR35 assessment? The assessment for determining whether a placement falls inside or outside IR35…

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