Issues affecting the workplace are moving very fast, whilst the world is slowing down. The workplace is having to change and react in many ways we couldn't have expected at the turn of the new decade. Here we have pulled together a short list of key issues to help employers.
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The Government Equalities Office (GEO) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have suspended enforcement of the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for the 2019-20 reporting year.
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase globally, the UK Government has implemented a number of strict measures in an attempt to tackle the spread. These measures include guidance to avoid unnecessary international travel, and globally we’re seeing borders and air routes being closed. As a result, many families are seeing their holiday plans cancelled as we approach the busy Easter break.
For many employers and employees, following the closure of schools having children at home will become a challenge. Many employees have been working from home; many have not been able to. There are certain key legal points to have regard to, and build on, in making decisions and setting policy.
HMRC have recently published the Finance Bill 2019/20 which introduces new off-payroll rules which are set to come into force on 6th April 2020. The changes include an extension of the current IR35 rules which at present apply only to the public sector, into the private sector.