COVID 19—FAQs for United Kingdom Operations

The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United Kingdom has caused employers to be increasingly concerned and uncertain regarding the future of their workforces. Below are some answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) that employers may be facing as the virus affects UK workforces.

Government Launches Consultation on Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Reporting

The UK Government has launched a series of measures to tackle barriers facing ethnic minorities in the workplace. Part of its strategy is the introduction of mandatory ethnicity pay reporting. The proposed ethnicity reporting requirement is similar to the gender pay gap reporting requirement, which went into effect in April 2017. The consultation closes on 11