International

Sponsored: VMS gives companies a competitive edge

|November 4th, 2020|

To make informed decisions, companies need better visibility into their entire workforce. Beeline’s managing director, Europe, Manuel Roger, outlines the benefits of the VMS, how it drives customer behavior and enables a total talent management strategy.
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Spain to fine companies that perpetuate the wage gap

|October 14th, 2020|

Spain is moving to outlaw the wage gap between men and women, making it mandatory for companies to disclose the salaries of their employees or face fines, The Associated Press reported.
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IR35: Check your supply chain

|October 7th, 2020|

End clients will be expected to scrutinize their providers, including MSPs, if they are to avoid the risk of transferred debt liability arising from non-payment of PSC-related taxes to HMRC.
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Well-being measures crucial to safe return to the UK workplace

|August 12th, 2020|

Businesses across the UK are preparing for the return of employees to offices and workplaces as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease. What are the requirements?
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UK: Health and safety rights review for gig workers

|July 15th, 2020|

The UK’s High Court is allowing a union to proceed with a judicial review that could extend health and safety rights to hundreds of thousands of gig economy workers.
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USCIS releases first estimate of H-1B visa workers

|July 1st, 2020|

For the first time, US Customs and Immigration Services reported the number of workers in the United States on an H-1B visa. At the start of the 2020 fiscal year, there were 583,420.
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Legislators find there is no easy way to classify ICs

|June 24th, 2020|

With the news that the Dutch government has decided against implementing a statutory minimum rate for freelancers, it is clear there is no easy way to classify independent contractors, as the UK and Californian legislators have already discovered.
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Think before you pivot: Outsourcing challenges abound amid Covid-19

|May 20th, 2020|

Organizations may move toward outsourcing as a strategy, but it’s not going to be an instant shift in response to the current situation. What they need to consider.
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Canada speeds up guest foreign worker processing amid Covid-19

|May 13th, 2020|

With the Covid-19 pandemic impacting almost every sector in Canada, the government has put in place a temporary policy to reduce the time it takes for a temporary foreign worker to start a new job.
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UK immigration policy in the post-Brexit world

|March 25th, 2020|

When the UK finalizes its exit from the European Union January 2021, its immigration policy will look different as the country shifts its focus to attracting higher-skilled labor.
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