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20 July 2020 Return to work – all change or more of the same?

The Government has announced that its workplace guidance will change with effect from 1 August and its “work from home” message will be removed.

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30 March 2020 Coronavirus and annual leave

Regulations have now been published allowing employees to carry forward 4 weeks of their statutory annual leave entitlement but the circumstances in which such leave can be carried forward are limited.

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27 March 2020 Suspension of gender pay reports

The Government has confirmed that it will not enforce the usual deadlines for gender pay reporting - 30 March for public sector employers and 4 April for private sector employers - this year due to the impact of coronavirus.

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27 March 2020 The Coronavirus self-employment Income Support Scheme

The Government has now announced the measures that it intends to put in place to support the self-employed who are suffering income loss due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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26 March 2020 Workforce provisions – Coronavirus Act 2020

The Coronavirus Act 2020 received Royal Assent yesterday and the key employment provisions included in it relate to extensions to Statutory Sick Pay, recovery of Statutory Sick Pay and emergency volunteers.

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13 March 2020 Statutory sick pay for COVID-19 self-isolators

New legislation (The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) Regulations 2020) has come into force today making it clear that those individuals who self-isolate to prevent infection or contamination with COVID-19 are entitled to SSP.

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19 February 2020 Meat-free expenses claims

Some schools have hit the headlines this week for their decisions to offer only vegetarian meals. But would a similar approach extend to the workplace?

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14 February 2020 National minimum wage – naming and shaming

The government has confirmed that it will be reintroducing its policy of “Naming and Shaming” those employers who fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage.

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29 January 2020 Migration changes ahead?

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has now published its report into two commissions – the first on whether a points-based system is the way forward, and the second on the appropriate level of any salary thresholds included.

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27 January 2020 Parental bereavement leave and pay

Draft Regulations has now been published in respect of ‘Jack’s Law’, giving bereaved employed parents and those with parental responsibility the right to two weeks’ leave following the death of a child under 18 (including stillbirths after 24 weeks of pregnancy).

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