CORONAVIRUS - FLEXIBLE WORKING - 13.07.2020
Dealing with post-lockdown flexible working requests
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in large numbers of normally office-based employees working from home. When offices do re-open, it’s likely to result in an increase in flexible working requests. Can you still say no?
CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS - 13.07.2020
When isn’t it reasonably practicable to take annual leave?
There seems to be a misunderstanding amongst many workers (and some employers) that they now have a right to carry over any untaken annual leave for up to two years thanks to coronavirus. This isn’t quite true. What’s the actual legal position?
CORONAVIRUS - 13.07.2020
A Plan for Jobs - what does it mean?
To spur the UK’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, the Chancellor presented his “Plan for Jobs” to Parliament on 8 July 2020. What are the key employment points?
CORONAVIRUS - HEALTH AND SAFETY - 13.07.2020
Shielding measures paused from 1 August 2020
The government’s shielding programme for the clinically extremely vulnerable will be paused in England from 1 August 2020. What is the impact on shielding employees?
CORONAVIRUS - BUILDERS’ REVERSE CHARGE - 07.07.2020
Rule changes for builders delayed again
The new reverse charge rules for the construction industry will now take effect on 1 March 2021 to help builders affected by the coronavirus crisis. What does the delay mean for your business?
CORONAVIRUS - VAT - 07.07.2020
VAT trap for private use of company vehicles
In the last few months there’s been little work for two of your employees but they’ve continued to have use of their company vans, including for personal journeys. Does this affect what you need to report on your next VAT return?