The COVID pandemic jolted society in every country and changed our perceptions in profound ways, but in the UK it also jolted the foundation of a workplace model which had not much changed since the 1920’s.
The Government have passed a new ordinance that seeks to restrict the information on Directors of Companies available for inspection by the General Public.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced digital ways for employers to check employee’s right to work in the UK because of the difficulties associated with manually checking documents. These arrangements ended on 30 September 2022.
Further to the Chancellor’s statement on Friday 23 September, some important changes impacting on payroll need to be noted by employers.
In our February newsletter we discussed a number of proposals that had been put before the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) for review. In their June sessions the following bills were passed.
There are some important changes being introduced to streamline the process for issuing and certifying fit notes which employers need to be aware of and consider.
The April 2022 Blue Marble newsletter discusses solutions to global payroll challenges, changes to labor regulations in India, and expansion and technology challenges.
New legislation will be issued effective from 6 April 2022 with the introduction of a new scheme allowing employers to undertake Right to Work & DBS checks to use certified Identification Document Validation Technology (IDVT) service providers and the team at Black Mountain will send out further updates once recieved – Source|: GOV.UK
Late afternoon on the 1 April, the Government updated its guidance on Covid-19 and how we are to live and work safely. Not only do these changes coincide with the end of the free LFT and PCR tests, Covid-19 is now to be classed the same as other “respiratory infections”.
The March 2022 Blue Marble newsletter is focused on global payroll funding and money movement, the pros and cons of a 4-day work week, and global expansion and integration.