Government plan to reduce EU laws

The government has presented a new bill focused on scrapping all EU drive labour rules by December 2023. This is in The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill which was published last week. It will automatically repeal any retained EU law as of 31st December 2023 unless specific legislation is introduced to retain it. For the potential chopping block therefore are…

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IR35 – be careful what you wish for

Press reports last weekend suggested that if Liz Truss becomes the next Prime Minister, she will order a review of the current ‘IR35’ rules. This may be welcomed by many in recruitment as a means of addressing many of the well documented legal and practical problems, but could a review lead to an additional burden being placed on recruiters and hirers?

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