Further to our statement in January, you will no doubt be aware of the proposed new off-payroll rules which take effect as of 06 April 2017. Click here to view the latest guidance from HMRC You will note that the draft NIC legislation is open for comment until 17 February, after which it will be [...]

The team at Liaison have never been ones to shy away from a challenge, especially when it involves helping those in need. Over the last two years, members of the organisation have completed a number of physical challenges including; The Three Peaks, skydives, pantomimes and the AJ Bell London Triathlon but to name a few. This [...]

You will no doubt now be aware of the proposed new rules impacting Personal Service Companies from April 2017. In relation to NHS organisations, to summarise, from 06 April 2017, as a Public Sector body covered by the Freedom of Information Act, any NHS organisation including trusts engaging with a Personal Service Company ("PSC") will [...]

Members of the House of Lords Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee heard evidence from Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, about earlier inadequacies in workforce planning, and the need to offer more flexible opportunities through banks to reduce charges for medical locums. Responding to questioning from Lord Willis of Knaresborough, Mr Stevens acknowledged [...]

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement set out the UK Government’s proposals to clampdown on salary sacrifice schemes. In outline, the measures are: • Schemes covering pensions, child care, cycling to work and ultra-low emission cars are exempt from the changes • The change for other schemes will take effect from 6 April 2017 Draft legislation confirms [...]