Newsroom |  Covid-19

A year after becoming the first European country to impose a national lockdown for COVID-19, Italy is under lockdown again. The whole country became categorized as “red category” over Easter weekend, due to a high number of cases. Because of the new lockdown, a ban on dismissal for Italian employees is extended, including the following: […]

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Newsroom |  payroll

UK: New National Insurance Thresholds

The UK Government have announced that effective from April 2021-2022 National Insurance (NI) thresholds limits will be: Lower earnings limit – £520 per month or £6,240 per year (no change) Primary threshold – £797 per month or £9,568 per year (increased from £792) Secondary threshold – £737per month or £8,840 per year (increased from £732) […]

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Newsroom |  Covid-19

Changes to Public Holidays in Sao Paulo

New public holidays are in place for Sao Paulo. The measures are part of the country’s COVID-19 response. In an effort to reduce travel and encourage people to stay home, the country is moving the following holidays to be held in March and April. Corpus Christi (usually celebrated in June) Conciencia Negra (usually celebrated in […]

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Newsroom |  Benefits & Rewards

Japan Health Insurance Premiums to Decrease

Beginning April 2021, health insurance premiums in Japan will decrease from 9.87% to 9.84%. The country’s nursing insurance premium will also increase from 1.79% to 1.80%. These contributions are split between the employer and employee. The contributions are split between the employer and the employee. Japanese employees will see the changes reflected in their salaries […]

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Newsroom |  Risk & Compliance

A Simple Guide to Brexit: What Do I Need to Know as an Employer?

After more negotiations, Brexit is now in effect. But what does this meanfor global employers who manage a diverse and distributed workforce? Here’s what you need to know. UK Nationals Working in the EU Dec, 31, 2020 was the final date for eligibility for the Withdrawal Agreement, allowing UK nationals to continue to live and work […]

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