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London Calling

In addition to sharing relevant accounting, tax, HR, payroll and benefits news (which you can find on our website below), F&L produces a weekly round-up of news, views and comment relating to doing business in London called London Calling.

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Message in a Bottle

We also produce a monthly summary of international HR news designed to keep employers up to date with the important HR, payroll, tax, employee benefits and employment law headlines from around the world.

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Mar 2020

The Latest UK Government Measures in Relation to Companies Impacted by Coronavirus

With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the world, the UK Government is introducing further support and relief to companies in an attempt to limit its impact.

Mar 2020

New Grant Available for Self-employed Individuals

After increasing demand to help the 5 million self-employed people in the UK, the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement at 5pm on Thursday 26th March 2020 focused on just this.

Mar 2020

COVID-19: UK Job Retention Scheme Update

The UK Government today issued further guidance on the operation of the Job Retention Scheme, which is intended to provide grants to employers negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, as a measure to avoid redundancies.

Mar 2020

The Latest Global Measures for Companies Impacted by Coronavirus

Announcements are being made daily as Governments across the world react to the evolving issues that companies and their employees are facing. GEA Network’s page above will be kept as up to date as possible.

Mar 2020

Dealing with the Impact of Coronavirus: Changes for Companies

With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the world, the UK Government is introducing further support and relief to companies in an attempt to limit its impact.

Mar 2020

UPDATE: Changes to Using Contractors in the UK (IR35)

The proposed changes to using contractors in the UK have been postponed.

Mar 2020

Supporting you during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the Coronavirus situation develops, we want to explain how we will continue to monitor the situation and support you as we move forward.

Mar 2020

Budget 2020

The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first Budget on Wednesday 11 March 2020 - the first for about 17 months.

Feb 2020

Changes to Using Contractors in the UK (IR35)

From 6 April 2020 the rules around private sector companies using contractors is changing. Although the UK Government has announced a last-minute review, the introduction of the new legislation is unlikely to be delayed or changed in any meaningful way.

Feb 2020

UK Paid Parental Bereavement Leave

The UK government has confirmed that parents who suffer the loss of a child will be entitled to two weeks' statutory leave.

Jan 2020

New UK Minimum Wage Rates

The government has announced a 6.2% increase in the National Living Wage (NLW), which applies to workers aged 25 and over. From 1 April 2020 the NLW will rise from the current rate of £8.21 to £8.72 an hour, in the largest raise since it was introduced two decades ago.

Dec 2019

US & UK Employee Benefits Comparison

To help your company get the most from its investment overseas, your employee benefits program should be designed around the needs of your local hires, whilst being compliant with the prevailing laws.

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