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Leading businesses sign up for ethnicity pay gap reporting pledge

By David Smedley, Andrew Rayment, Shakeel Dad In October 2018, the Government launched a consultation into whether mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting should be introduced along the same lines as gender pay gap reporting and with the same, 250-employee, threshold. As we await the Government’s response to that consultation, 15 prominent UK businesses have signed […]

Off-payroll working in the private sector consultation

On 5 March 2019, HMRC published a policy paper and consultation document on extending the off-payroll working rules to the private sector from 6 April 2020. The rules will be based on the existing off-payroll working rules that have been in force in the public sector since 2017. In essence, private sector clients in scope […]

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Conceição Gamito, senior adviser, Tiago Correia Moreira, managing associate, Helena Correia Mendonça, principal consultant, and José Miguel Carracho, associate, write the portuguese chapter for the “Fintech Country Comparative Guide”. This chapter counted with the collaboration of Maria de Lurdes Gonçalves, senior associate, Inês de Melo Grilo and João Carlos Assunção, associates. This Q&A article covers […]

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