European investment in UK tech at a record high

May 11th, 2019

New figures released earlier this month show that European investment in UK tech firms reached a record high last year.

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Looking after all of us

May 3rd, 2019

Here at Joelson we take a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Mental health is a crucial part of the picture.

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Tenzing & Chilango Founders on Starting a Start-up

May 2nd, 2019

A snippet of Eric Partaker, founder of Chilango and Huib van Bockel, founder of Tenzing, in action at Joelson’s Founders Fireside event.

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New EU Rules for Gig Economy Workers

April 26th, 2019

The European Parliament has approved new regulations which guarantee improved minimum rights for ‘gig economy’ workers.

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The imperative to settle bets in accordance with published rules

April 25th, 2019

In a recent blog, the Gambling Commission reminded operators to settle bets in line with their published rules and provided a few tips to help operators.

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What can the second year of gender pay gap data tell us?

April 10th, 2019

Companies employing more than 250 people should by now have submitted their mean and median gender pay gap statistics for the second year or will be facing a penalty.

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OakNorth trebles profits, continuing rapid growth

March 23rd, 2019

Digital bank, OakNorth, continues its rapid expansion, growing its loan facilities to £2.2bn. The company is reporting an increase in pre-tax profits.

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How can employers promote diversity at board level?

March 22nd, 2019

News that The Investment Association has written to 69 major companies asking them to increase the number of women in their boardrooms is clearly a positive step in addressing gender imbalance at the most senior level. The news may also prompt employers to consider how they might narrow their gender gap in a practical way.

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Private Sector contractors soon to be affected by IR35 rule change

March 19th, 2019

Recent changes to the IR35 rules affecting the public sector are to apply to the private sector from April 2020. The change shifts the onus on determining a contractors’ tax status from the individual with her/her own service company to the business contracting with that service company.

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Flexible dress code: a new risk to employers

March 14th, 2019

News that investment bank Goldman Sachs has relaxed its dress code was widely welcomed. Many see the move as a shift towards a changing culture for an industry largely driven by tradition. However, the example led by the investment bank, which may prompt other businesses to follow suit, raises some important considerations for employers looking to adopt the same strategy.

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