All issues

Staying ahead in business means being up-to-date with the issues

We’ve gathered together details of all the current business issues you may be facing. You can click on any of the headings below to see where we can help. If you want to find out more, please call us on +44 (0)20 7212 1616 to talk through any of these topics.

Featured issues

Taxation of termination payments…harder to settle?

A recent decision by the First-tier Tax tribunal in Moorthy v HMRC confirmed that any payment made in connection with the termination of employment is taxable under section 401 Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (“ITEPA”) regardless of whether the payment comprises elements of discrimination or injury to feelings.

Increased risk of costs for litigation funders

A recent case has expanded the potential liability of third party funders for costs.

How will the new system of shared parental leave work in practice?

Practical implications of the new shared parental leave regulations.