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Employment weekly highlights—22 October 2020

Employment weekly highlights—22 October 2020
Published on: 22 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—22 October 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No 19) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No 15) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 18) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Amendment No 15) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No 19) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (Very High) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (High) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  • More...

Article summary

This edition of Employment weekly highlights includes: (1) various coronavirus health protection amendment regulations relating to international travel, restrictions and alert levels, (2) a new guidance note explaining how and when to return to a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme claim, (3) an overview of the Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 from Jane Fielding and Connie Cliff of Gowling WLG, (4) the government’s response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on proposed changes to the rules governing the departure from retained EU case law by UK courts and tribunals and a new regulation for this purpose, (5) an EAT judgment on the group, and individual, disadvantage that must be pleaded in an indirect discrimination claim, (6) a Private Members Bill providing a right for employees to obtain information relating to equal pay, (7) a High Court judgment on an application seeking an access order, a delivery-up order, interim restraints and an imaging order, (8) the government response to the consultation on simpler annual benefit statements for workplace pensions, (9) updated guidance from HMRC on operating PAYE for employees who come to work in the UK, (10) an update from HMRC on IR35 and the interpretation of section 61O of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003, (11) confirmation that the £26 a month flat-rate claim for employed homeworker expenses can be made for the whole of the 2020–21 tax year, (12) an update from HMRC on RDR4 overseas workday relief, (13) updates from HM Courts & Tribunals Service on the operation of courts and tribunals during the pandemic, (14) new regulations to assist redundant apprentices in the completion of their apprenticeships, (15) a £20m fine for British Airways from the Information Commissioners Office for breaching data protection law, (16) new draft legislation to address failures of retained EU law to operate effectively in relation to data protection, (17) a new Practice Note covering Acas guidance on how to deal with disciplinary and grievance procedures during the pandemic, (18) dates for your diary, (19) updates to our case, legislation and consultation trackers, (20) new Q&As, and (21) the Industrial Relations Law Reports (IRLR) Highlights for November 2020. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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