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Employment weekly highlights—17 December 2020

Employment weekly highlights—17 December 2020
Published on: 17 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—17 December 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation and Linked Households) (England) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Public Health Information) (England) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No 4) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Public Health Information to Travellers) (Wales) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Local Levels) (Scotland) Amendment (No 7) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Amendment No 25) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
  • More...

Article summary

This edition of Employment weekly highlights includes: (1) various coronavirus health protection amendment regulations relating to restrictions and international travel, (2) proposals for an increase in the rates of Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Maternity Allowance etc in April 2021, (3) a pledge by the Department of Health and Social Care to tackle the gender pay gap among doctors, (4) publication of HMRC’s bi-monthly payroll magazine, (5) legislation to remove liability for National Insurance contributions in circumstances where employers have provided coronavirus antigen tests for employees, (6) a briefing paper from the House of Commons Library on the government’s consultation on the Gender Recognition Act 2004, (7) an update to government guidance on the temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the EU drivers' hours rules, (8) a High Court decision on the enforceability of certain post-termination restrictions, (9) an analysis of the revised Treasury Direction on the public sector exit payment cap, (10) a guide issued by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government on how it will deal with applications for relaxation of public sector exit payment restrictions, (11) a report by the Prudential Regulation Authority on its evaluation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, (12) a LexisNexis Market Tracker Trend Report on guidelines for public companies in relation to ethnic diversity reporting, (13) a Court of Appeal judgment on the failure by an employment tribunal to set out the reasons for its decision, (14) the employment tribunal quarterly statistics for the period July to September 2020, (15) the weekly operational summary from HM Courts and Tribunals Service, (16) analysis of the new frontier worker immigration route by Joanna Hunt, Parvin Iman, and Kathryn Denyer of Lewis Silkin plus new Home Office guidance on that route, (17) new guidance from the Home Office for applicants under the EU settlement scheme and the EEA Regulations 2016 whose applications have been affected by the coronavirus, (18) a first annual report from the Migration Advisory Committee under its expanded remit, (19) an updated analysis of retained EU law by Kieran Laird at Gowling WLG, (20) dates for your diary, (21) updates to our archived case and legislation trackers, and (22) new Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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