Further to the Chancellor’s statement on Friday 23 September, some important changes impacting on payroll need to be noted by employers.
Significant Changes to Fit Notes
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.
Global Payroll Newsletter – April 2022
The April 2022 Blue Marble newsletter discusses solutions to global payroll challenges, changes to labor regulations in India, and expansion and technology challenges.
Digital Right to Work Checks from 6th April 2022 20/01/22
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
Covid-19 Guidance Changes from 01.04.2022
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”.
Temporary Adjusted Right to Work Checks Extended to 30th September 2022
Wednesday 23rd February, the Home Office announced that the current temporary adjusted right to work checks is to be extended until 30 September 2022
Living with Covid-19 & the Workplace – 23/02/2022
Following the UK government announcement on the 21 February, we are now able to understand the plans to living with Covid-19. The start of the withdrawal of the legislation/regulations that came into effect in 2020 will start as of 24 February. There will be further updates/guidance by the government issued over the next couple of months.
PM Announcement from 24th February & Keeping Your Workforce Safe – Covid-19
On 21 February, the UK government announced the plan to end remaining coronavirus restrictions in England and for us to learn to live with COVID plans.
Pimlico Plumbers Loses Landmark Case for Self-Employed Holiday Pay Rights
on 1 February, a worker won a landmark legal case at the Court of Appeal regarding whether he should be paid thousands of pounds in lost holiday pay.
Pimlico Plumbers were defeated at the Supreme Court by Gary Smith, who was engaged as a self-employed plumber between 2005 and 2011, but later deemed to be a worker.
Forthcoming Legislation Changes 06/01/22
The Black Mountain team are ready to help our clients to start budget planning for the next financial year