Month: September 2013

Equality Act Update: Repeal of Third Party Harassment Provisions

It has been three years since the Equality Act 2010 came into force and 1 October 2013 will mark the repeal of one of the more controversial provisions of the Act; section 40 relating to third party harassment. The Act consolidated the vast majority of previous discrimination legislation to provide for a consistent set of …   Read more

Valuation of Shares Under the Employee Shareholder Status

The employee shareholder status came into effect on 1 September 2013.  For those employers contemplating this new status for their employees or future employees, HMRC has recently updated its Shares and Assets Valuation Manual. Employers will be able to issue employees with a minimum of £2,000 worth of shares in a company in exchange for …   Read more