Employers' Club webinar archive

Employers' Club webinar archive

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Digital event: Evolving your workforce strategy: minimising cost and maximising flexibility in the year ahead

It’s been an extremely interesting start to 2021 in the world of work: from the Uber and Mencap decisions, to the long-awaited off-payroll legislation coming into force and the announcement of another new workforce enforcement team. Employers need to be on the front foot with their labour strategy to manage risks and maximise opportunities – whilst avoiding unintended consequences.

Our panel of tax and legal experts discussed worker status, off-payroll working and the impact of the Uber case on businesses and their supply chains, the impact of the 2020 changes to NMW and the meaning of ‘Working Time’ in the context of the Uber and Mencap cases, and the impact of recent case law on workforce strategy including holiday pay, sick pay and equal pay. This webinar provides insights to tax, payroll, HR, legal and finance professionals on the challenges and opportunities recent NMW developments present to their workforce strategy.

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Digital event: Remuneration Forum

On 10 December our reward and remuneration experts discussed how key 2020 events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit and the US election have changed decisions and behaviours around remuneration and the implications for 2021.

Tim Ward, Chief Executive of the Quoted Companies Alliance, joined our panel to preview their recently released Remuneration Committee Guide.

Watch on-demand to hear updates on Executive compensation matters including the findings from our latest survey of Directors Remuneration in the FTSE350. And the approaches companies are taking to adapt their employee value proposition (EVP) to meet the changing needs of their staff in the new working environment.


Webinar: The COVID-19 employment schemes and IR35 reform - Are you getting it right?

Now’s a crucial time for employers. With deadlines across the COVID-19 employer support schemes and off-payroll working fast approaching, it is vital to examine what you need to do now to be ready – and be aware of the pitfalls to avoid.

On Thursday 26 November, our panel of tax and legal experts looked at the existing support schemes, what you need to do to comply, and HMRC’s current enforcement activities. Topics for discussion included updates to the COVID-19 employer support schemes, HMRC’s increased focus on the off-payroll working reforms and the next steps to take to be ready for the key milestones.

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Brexit webinar: Is your mobility strategy ready for the end of the transition - With the COVID-19 pandemic firmly at the forefront of everyone’s minds over the past six months, it would be easy to see your Brexit mobility strategy as tomorrow’s people challenge. But, with the end of the transition period fast approaching, there’s plenty for employers to do to mitigate risks and ensure business continuity.

On 15 October, our panel of global mobility and immigration experts discussed key short-, medium- and long-term actions you can take to address issues including: new immigration requirements, restrictions on workforce movement, social security challenges, implications for frontier workers, and cross-border remote working.

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COVID-19 webinar: The Job Retention Scheme nudge – make sure you’ve complied

In a key development in their ‘nudge’ campaign on employer compliance, HMRC are writing to all large and many medium-sized businesses who participated in the JRS asking them to review their claims and in some cases confirm they are correct within a tight timeframe.

With the nudge letters giving little away, how can you be confident you’ve complied?

On Monday 21 September, our panel of tax and legal experts shared their practical experiences and highlighted what you need to do to comply and avoid possible reputational and financial risks.

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Remuneration Forum 2020 – The current economic situation arising from COVID-19 has a significant impact on all aspects of the workforce. It will continue to do so over the coming months as businesses slowly establish the new reality of working.

At our Remuneration Forum on 15 July 2020, we addressed some of the key concerns arising from the current situation and shared our thoughts on how businesses may look at structuring rewards in the future. We reviewed the current Executive Reward landscape, which includes some data and insights from our forthcoming Executive Reward in Small Cap companies survey. We also discussed the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics for incentives and shared some useful insights for clients returning to work in a new reality.

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Beyond COVID-19 - Job Retention Scheme and preparing for a new reality webinar

The anticipated run-down of the Job Retention Scheme (JRS), dealing with a returning workforce and preparing for Brexit – these are just some of the next phases of challenges employers are facing in their new reality. What can you do to prepare?
UK experts across our People Services and Legal teams joined us on Thursday 4 June to discuss the latest Government updates on the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) dealing with a returning workforce and preparing for Brexit.

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Webinar: COVID-19 – Job Retention Scheme

HMRC have issued further details of the Job Retention Scheme (JRS). This is a critical programme, the cornerstone of the Government’s package of COVID-19 reliefs for businesses.  On 27 March, our experts across our People Services team discussed the details of the scheme and how it will apply to your business. 

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Webinar: COVID-19 – What do employers need to know?

We are living through unprecedented times with the outbreak of COVID-19 having far reaching implications. As businesses place a priority on the safety and wellbeing of their global workforce, the challenges employers face are diverse. On 25 March, our experts from our Global Mobility, Employment Tax, Immigration, Employment Law and People & Change teams discussed the immediate, and medium to long term HR actions you need to consider. 

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January webinar – Immigration, Brexit and the Conservative majority

Are you ready for the changes coming into the immigration system?

With a new government taking office and the Brexit deadline just around the corner, KPMG’s immigration team discussed the latest changes and how you can prepare your organisation. In particular, we examined the new immigration system, retaining staff affected by Brexit, immigration in trade agreements and preparing for changes to right to work rules.

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February webinar – A changing pension landscape: Tax governance, strategy and policy

The pension tax landscape is fast changing due to tax rule updates, intense media interest in executive pay and increased tax authority scrutiny. This webinar discussed the opportunities this can bring for global employers, with the aim of helping to improve employee communication and engagement, better manage your compliance risks and reduce key employer costs.

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November webinar – Why social security should be at the top of your mobility agenda

Social security represents an area of increasing compliance risk for employers with mobile employees, with greater focus from authorities than ever before.

The consequences of non-compliance include financial penalties, employees barred from the workplace in the host country, a negative impact on employee benefits affecting the employee experience, the risk of litigation and reputational damage.

Listen to our webinar recording to understand how to navigate international social security to minimise financial and operational risks - ensuring you can continue to move talent to meet business needs.  

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October webinar – Company cars – Does your policy reflect the changing environment around cars?

HMRC has announced the company car tax rates for the next three years through to 2022/23. Employers should review their company car policy to ensure it is fit for the future. This webinar discusses the factors which should be considered when shaping your policy.

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September webinar - Brexit - Update on immigration, mobility and social security

Our Brexit experts help you interpret the latest political moves and what they mean from a human resources perspective.

In this webinar, we discussed:

  • What EU nationals in the UK, and British nationals in the EU need to be aware of
  • How employers can help staff – including those working cross-border 
  • Inter-governmental coordination on social security, on both contributions and benefits

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July webinar - Off-payroll working - getting ready for the new regime

The draft IR35 legislation was published on 11 July. The new off-payroll working regime will affect all public and private sector organisations that engage with contractors through personal service companies (directly or indirectly), and internal stakeholders responsible for labour supply chains such as human resources, tax, procurement and legal. 

On 18 July, KPMG's experts provided an overview of the draft rules and a practical guide to how it affects your project plans.

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