Remote Workers – How Organisations Have Managed Remote Workers And Looking Ahead
Thu 5 Nov 2020 | The pandemic has accelerated the future of work and there is an increasing desire from many employees and employers to evaluate long term potential for remote work. Many organisations are considering making remote work permanent for all, or parts of their workforce. Where there is an international element, complexities and risks inevitably increase. What does your organisation need to think about now?
UK Coronavirus Job Support Scheme - An Introduction To Eligibility, Required Employer Funding And Submitting Claims [On demand]
(Aired 19 Oct 2020) On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor announced the new Job Support Scheme (JSS), which is designed to support viable jobs from 1 November 2020, when the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will have come to an end. How might the new scheme impact your organisation?
Posted Workers Directive 2020: Equal Pay For Equal Work [On demand]
(Aired 30 Sep 2020) With the implementation of the revised Posted Workers Directive as of 30 July 2020, employers will be confronted with a new compliance landscape when travel resumes. The changes put a renewed emphasis on respecting local salary and other working conditions, whilst also urging employers to revisit other PWD obligations such as the various pre-travel notifications across the EU. How will PWD 2020 impact your workforce and what do you need to know to confront the labour law compliance patchwork within the EU?
UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: The Next Stage - Compliance And HMRC
Enforcement [On demand]
(Aired 9 Sep 2020) The UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was implemented with unprecedented speed, with claims being compiled by employers at pace. As a result, less attention may have been paid to the detail and accuracy of claims. HMRC’s role in the early stages was to support business and ensure genuine claims were paid out quickly. Their focus has now changed to making sure claims are complete and accurate, with greater diligence being undertaken before approving claims. What does your organisation need to be looking at?
Executive Reward And COVID-19 – Looking Ahead [On demand]
(Aired 9 Jul 2020) As many companies look to a difficult period ahead, remuneration committees will be balancing the need to attract and incentivise the leadership required to drive UK business recovery, in the context of a growing focus on social inequality and building a fairer society.
Brexit – Global Mobility And Immigration Considerations [On demand]
(Aired 7 Jul 2020) We know that for those working in mobility and/or immigration, these times are particularly difficult, raising new challenges constantly. From ensuring the safety of assignees, foreign national hires and business travellers to trying to keep up with changes to policies and processes across multiple locations on a daily basis.
Pensions And Restructuring [On demand]
(Aired 23 Jun 2020) The COVID-19 lockdown has had a very significant impact on many businesses and corporate cash flow positions will typically have been carefully managed. Restarting business when lockdown measures are eased may mean some companies consider a more extensive restructuring programme for long-term survival. So, how should the pension scheme be considered in such a process?
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Part 2 [On demand]
(Aired 18 Jun 2020) Updated HMRC guidance is expected on 12 June 2020 in respect of the next phase of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) covering flexible furloughing and cost sharing. In our webcast, we’ll address a number of the employment law and employment tax issues
The Future Of The UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme [On demand]
(Aired 5 Jun 2020) From August 2020, furloughed employees will be able to go back to work part time and employers will be required to start bearing part of the labour costs of furloughed employees. In our webcast, we’ll address the employment law and employment tax implications of increased flexibility, cost sharing and scheme wind-down, including these resulting issues
COVID-19 And Displaced Workers: Practical Considerations In Light Of OECD Guidance [On demand]
(Aired 20 May 2020) As a result of COVID-19, many workers find themselves working from a location that is not their normal place of work. What does this mean for employers and employees in cases where there is a cross-border angle? We will use a number of typical scenarios to look at the ramifications, focussing on France, the Netherlands and the UK. What should your organisation be thinking about now?
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Grant Claims, Scheme Wind Down And Un-furloughing [On demand]
(Aired 12 May 2020) Over 800,000 claims have been made under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) since the claims portal opened on Monday 20 April to 3 May 2020, and many employers have already received their first grant. Time pressure and the lack of detailed HMRC guidance has meant that many employers have been required to form their own positions on certain complexities relating to the CJRS.
Executive Reward And COVID-19 – An Investor Perspective [On demand]
(Aired 7 May 2020) Ahead of the 2020 AGM season, investor expectations are emerging around how remuneration committees should respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, with the majority of listed companies putting a new remuneration policy to vote this year, proxy agencies are publishing voting recommendations and areas of focus for coming AGMs. What does your business need to know now?