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  • Covid-19, Brexit and Mental Health Resources

    2021 Covid-19, Brexit and Mental Health Resources

    QUARTERLY HR UPDATE AND EMPLOYMENT NEWS – January 2021 Another challenging year ahead, navigating the direct and indirect effects of Covid-19 and Brexit – I hope this information is helpful and please feel free to pass on to others you think it may help. Latest Covid-19 Information for Employers The Furlough Scheme extension runs to 30th April 2021 and now includes employees who are unable to work because of childcare issues, even if they…

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  • Latest HR News January 2020: Parental Bereavement Leave to Veganism

    Latest HR News January 2020 From Parental Bereavement Leave to Veganism

    Latest HR News – January 2020 Changes to National Living Wage, National Minimum Wages and Statutory Rates (April 2020) The national living wage for workers aged 25 and over will be £8.72 p/hr, the NMW for 21-24 year olds will be £8.20; for 18 to 20 year olds £6.45; for 16-17 year olds to £4.55 and the apprenticeship rate £4.15. In comparison, the Living Wage Foundation have set the real living wage at £9.30. Statutory maternity,…

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  • IR35 Consultation

    IR35 Lessons to be Learnt from the Public Sector Just over a year since the government introduced its controversial changes to off-payroll rules, known as IR35, within the public sector, it has opened its consultation on similar reforms planned for the private sector. These off-payroll rules apply to contractors working through their own personal service companies (PSCs), who would otherwise be considered employees if directly engaged. In April…

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