Businesses are at increased risk of landing heavy fines for unintentional National Minimum Wage (NMW) breaches, according to Grant Thornton UK.
HR magazine speaks to Simon Kerr-Davis, employment counsel at Linklaters about the legal implications of workers returning from furlough in part three of this month's cover story.
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically accelerated the shift towards more flexible working practices across the economy.
Employers have been warned that the deadline for EU workers to have made their UK visa applications is fast approaching.
As lockdown is winding down and the economy is restarting, employers should be on the lookout for unlawful employee competition activity.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) may have been extended until the end of October but it is still only temporary, and employers should be planning their furlough exit strategies now.
Companies need to be careful not to make mistakes when submitting furlough claims to HMRC, law firm Wright Hassall has warned.
The UK government has issued new guidance on how and when employees should return to work.
The Government’s framework to tackle tax avoidance by those in ‘off-payroll’ working has not worked properly in its 20-year history.