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[UK and EU] What the Brexit trade deal means for employment law [UK and EU] What the Brexit trade deal means for employment law

The United Kingdom and the European Union have published their Trade and Cooperation Agreement, alongside a summary issued by the UK government and...
08 Jan 2021

[UK] 139 employers named and shamed for failure to pay minimum wage [UK] 139 employers named and shamed for failure to pay minimum wage

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a list of 139 companies that have underpaid their...
05 Jan 2021

[UK] IR35 status check tool fails to return a result in nearly 20% of cases [UK] IR35 status check tool fails to return a result in nearly 20% of cases

Further concerns have been raised about the effectiveness of HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) frequently criticised IR35 tax status checker...
15 Dec 2020

[UK] Call for government to extend furlough scheme to June [UK] Call for government to extend furlough scheme to June

The UK government has been called upon to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to June 30, 2021.
14 Dec 2020

[Ireland] Key changes for payroll and HR teams in 2021 [Ireland] Key changes for payroll and HR teams in 2021

From January 1, 2021, the hourly national minimum wage will increase from €10.10 to €10.20 per hour.
11 Dec 2020

[Cyprus] Minimum wage cannot be introduced under current circumstances [Cyprus] Minimum wage cannot be introduced under current circumstances

On December 8, MPs heard that Cyprus cannot introduce a minimum wage across the board during the COVID-19 pandemic and...
11 Dec 2020

[Hungary] Public sector slows rate of growth as wages continue to rise [Hungary] Public sector slows rate of growth as wages continue to rise

Gross and net wages in Hungary reportedly rose by 8.8 per cent year-on-year in September, illustrating a slowdown since the...
03 Dec 2020