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[UK] Gloves come off HMRC furlough investigations in one week [UK] Gloves come off HMRC furlough investigations in one week

Only one week remains until Tuesday October 20, the end of the 90 day period for individuals and businesses to disclose incorrect...
14 Oct 2020

[Switzerland] World record £19 an hour minimum wage to be introduced [Switzerland] World record £19 an hour minimum wage to be introduced

Geneva is set to introduce the world's highest minimum hourly wage; a rate of 23 Swiss francs ($25, £19.38) per...
13 Oct 2020

[UK] Additional pension access charges could hit expats post-Brexit [UK] Additional pension access charges could hit expats post-Brexit

Pension provider PensionBee has warned expatriates that they could face additional charges and significant delays when accessing their retirement savings...
30 Sep 2020

British expats’ UK bank accounts will be closed ‘in weeks’ British expats’ UK bank accounts will be closed ‘in weeks’

The UK bank accounts of tens of thousands of British expatriates living in Europe are at risk of closure 'in...
30 Sep 2020

[UK] “Winter Economy Plan” to protect jobs as COVID-19 restrictions increase [UK] “Winter Economy Plan” to protect jobs as COVID-19 restrictions increase

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced his “Winter Economy Plan” - a scheme intended to protect jobs during the pandemic -...
30 Sep 2020

[Croatia] Chamber of Commerce head calls for more flexible labour legislation [Croatia] Chamber of Commerce head calls for more flexible labour legislation

On September 28, Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) head Luka Burilovic said Croatia is in need of more flexible labour...
30 Sep 2020

[UK] Stonewall’s top global employers for LGBT equality announced [UK] Stonewall’s top global employers for LGBT equality announced

LGBT equality charity Stonewall has announced its Top Global Employers for 2020.
23 Sep 2020