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.
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The Coronavirus Act 2020 introduces a number of far reaching measures that will see the powers of ministers, councils, police, health professional and coroners temporarily strengthened during the UK's current lockdown.
The Chancellor has announced unprecedented measures to support the self-employed. Full details of the Self-employed income support scheme are yet to be published (as of 26 March) but it has been promised that the UK Government would pay up to 80% of self-employed individuals' profits (up to a cap) that have been adversely affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.
In the last few days HMRC have revealed that any British expatriates stuck in the UK because of the coronavirus crisis and worried they might be caught out by the stringent UK tax residency rules can breathe a sigh of relief.
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.