Life Science Services

Chaos or Catastrophe? BREXIT Transition ends on 31 December 2020

With less than a month to go (date of writing 1-Dec-2020) until the end of the post-Brexit transition period, there’s still no clarity about exactly how the UK’s borders will operate outside the EU’s economic zone – the single market and the customs union. There is still no trade deal between the UK and the […]

What is Shadow Payroll?

Today‚Äôs workforce is mobile, and COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend. France, Italy, Germany and even Belgium, Netherlands and UK‚Ķ It is not unusual to hear that people returned to their home country and are working remotely. Can this practice have an impact on companies and the way payroll is handled? Yes, it does. As […]

Future Tax Policy for Digital Economy

The digitalization of the economy remains an important tax challenge and was identified as an area of focus of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan. With the objective to change the actual profit allocation rules for digital companies two Pillars were identified: Grouped under an Inclusive Framework (‚ÄúIF‚ÄĚ), the Program of Work […]

COVID-19 Employer Q&A Switzerland

Situation at April 1, 2020 The following lines is an intent to help you navigate to your rights when facing the most commun issues that employers and employees are facing amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. Are my employees obliged to disclose themselves as a risk-factor? Only if they have a confirmed infection. Otherwise no. As […]