Employer Essentials Index 2020

23 November 2020

Each issue will cover a range of topical issues that affect employers and their employees in a concise and informative way so you can take immediate action or plan ahead to keep payroll costs and administration under control.

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November 2020

CJRS is evolving again – are you keeping up?
Which share plan?
Don’t cancel Christmas for your staff
Homeworking during COVID-19
Brexit - Immigration rules from 1 January 2021
Brexit - Social security from 2021
IR35 - HMRC moves to reassure umbrella companies

September 2020

Job Support Scheme
Retaining a resilient workforce
Rethinking workforce planning – IR35 rules await businesses in 2021
Rethinking Employee Incentives - Current considerations and strategies
HMRC begins compliance activity around furlough mistakes
CJRS Process Risk Review Tool

July 2020

CJRS errors – 90 days to put them right or tell HMRC 
Summer Economic Statement
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – new FAQs
Termination Payments – the tax and NIC issues 
When is a van a car?
Employee benefits during the Coronavirus pandemic

May 2020

Pension salary exchange arrangements for furloughed employees 
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – assisting you with your calculation 
Managing risks when waiving or deferring pay and bonuses 
Getting to Grips with Global Immobility—International Home Workers
Employment status - Mutuality of obligation loss for HMRC

April 2020

Employment Tax considerations in light of COVID-19
Coronavirus Job Retentions scheme FAQs
COVID-19 and share incentives 
Share plan reporting
Gender Pay reporting 2020
Employment status - IR35 win for HMRC

January 2020

CEST has been updated – but has it been improved?
HM Treasury announces new Off-Payroll Review
Government acts on Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge Review recommendations
Company car tax rate reductions from 6 April 2020
NIC Employment Allowance changes from April 2020
2020/21 changes for employers

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