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Employment weekly highlights—23 January 2020

Employment weekly highlights—23 January 2020
Published on: 23 January 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—23 January 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Prohibited conduct
  • Laws against sexual harassment to be influenced by victims
  • No discrimination protection when recruiting in GB for foreign ships abroad
  • Ethnicity at the heart of labour market discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Claimant fairly dismissed for failure to tell public sector employer that her child had been placed on the child protection register
  • Tax
  • Transferring liability for unpaid PAYE under new off-payroll rules—draft regulations
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) an announcement of a public survey to be carried out by the Government Equalities Office to influence policy on sexual harassment laws, (2) an EAT judgment on the territorial scope of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) in respect of applicants recruited in Great Britain for work on foreign registered ships in foreign waters, (3) HMRC’s consultation on two sets of draft regulations providing for the recovery of unpaid PAYE and NICs debts from other parties in labour supply chains to which the off-payroll working (IR35) rules apply from April 2020, (4) analysis by John Dunlop, head of tax at DAC Beachcroft, of the potential impact on the construction industry of the changes to off-payroll, (5) HMRC’s updated factsheet for contractors on off-payroll working, (6) dates for your diary, (7) updates to our legislation and consultation trackers, (8) new Q&As, and (9) the Industrial Relations Law Reports (IRLR) Highlights for February 2020. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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