The U.K. entered its third lockdown in January and now, with an efficient and ongoing vaccine rollout, some of the measures are slowly being lifted.
Her Majesty’s Treasury and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs are consulting on the implementation of the increase in the United Kingdom to normal minimum pension age from 55 to 57 as of 2028.
Uber drivers in the United Kingdom are entitled to worker benefits, such as minimum wage and holiday pay, according to the U.K.’s highest court.
U.K. employers that have claimed government grants to keep employees on the payroll during the pandemic should make sure they can show their claims were made properly, given the government’s efforts to fight furlough fraud.
More tech companies are providing products that help monitor U.K. employees who are working from home. One question that has arisen is whether employers can use these products to monitor employees lawfully in accordance with data protection laws.
A court in Germany ruled that employees can use a language other than German when communicating with a labor union, so long as translations are available.