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Government ropes English employers into new self-isolation push

Regulations come into force today which impose new obligations on employers in England to help enforce the coronavirus self-isolation regime. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020 apply to any person who is officially notified (other than via the NHS Smartphone app) that they have tested positive for Coronavirus or been in close … Continue Reading

Auto-enrolment – a last-minute guide for UK employers: Part 2

Here’s a puzzle: so you’ve pulled some strings and booked Dolly Parton to come and perform in a one month tour of your UK offices over the Christmas period.  Does this mean you’d have to auto-enrol Dolly in your pension scheme? Employers’ auto-enrolment obligations apply to ‘workers’.  That means anyone with a contract of employment … Continue Reading

Auto-enrolment – a last-minute guide for UK employers: Part 1

In not quite breaking news: on October 2012 a long-heralded employer duty was introduced into UK law, under which employers must automatically enroll workers into suitable pension plans and pay contributions into those plans. Though at the time placing one’s head firmly in the sand might have been very tempting, the new law is now … Continue Reading
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