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The end of the Brexit transition period has led to a steady increase in sponsor licence applications. The licence, which is required to now sponsor EU nationals for work, is subject to compliance checks by the Home Office. As a part of this compliance, the Home Office routinely make announced or unannounced compliance visits. 

Home Office announces resumption of Sponsor licence compliance visits

13

Apr

2021

Home Office announces resumption of Sponsor licence compliance visits

The end of the Brexit transition period has led to a steady increase in sponsor licence applications. The licence, which is required to now sponsor EU nationals for work, is subject to compliance checks by the Home Office. As a part of this compliance, the Home Office routinely make announced or unannounced compliance visits. 

In this month’s Data Protection Round-Up: a lack of awareness for the Children’s Code, new ICO guidance is in the offing and the Government’s Digital Markets Unit takes shape. 

Data Protection Monthly Overview

9

Apr

2021

Data Protection Monthly Overview

In this month’s Data Protection Round-Up: a lack of awareness for the Children’s Code, new ICO guidance is in the offing and the Government’s Digital Markets Unit takes shape. 

Employers must keep in mind recent increases to the financial thresholds used for various employment law calculations – including a week’s pay in statutory redundancy payments and pay rates for sickness and family-related absences.

April updates to payment rates and compensation limits

7

Apr

2021

April updates to payment rates and compensation limits

Employers must keep in mind recent increases to the financial thresholds used for various employment law calculations – including a week’s pay in statutory redundancy payments and pay rates for sickness and family-related absences.

In the recent case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake & others, the Supreme Court had to decide how sleep in workers’ working time should be calculated for the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

Sleep-in workers not entitled to national minimum wage when sleeping

31

Mar

2021

Sleep-in workers not entitled to national minimum wage when sleeping

In the recent case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake & others, the Supreme Court had to decide how sleep in workers’ working time should be calculated for the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

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