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Our general Q&A was written on 18 March 2020 and last updated on 6 January 2021. It covers the most regular questions our employment law team are being asked about Coronavirus such as issues relating to; self-isolation, sickness absence and pay, annual leave entitlement and contractual issues...
6th Jan 2021 by in Legal Updates
This Q&A was written on 16 November 2020 and last updated on 17 December 2020. It addresses the extension to the CJRS and changes compared to the earlier schemes from 1 November 2020 onwards and should be read in conjunction with the two previous CJRS Q&A's.
17th Dec 2020 by in Legal Updates
With so much to discuss following 12 months of uncertainty and some of the most challenging moments of many of our lifetimes, we tasked our senior solicitor, Rafia Ahmad, to bring together the highs and lows from a legal standing…
16th Dec 2020 by Rafia Ahmad in Insight
This Q&A was written on 15 June 2020 and last updated on 03 November 2020. This Q&A addresses the changes made to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from 1 July 2020 to 31 October 2020.
3rd Nov 2020 by in Legal Updates
Over 750,000 people have now applied to become an NHS volunteer. It is clear from the government’s guidance on the Job Retention Scheme – or Furlough scheme, that volunteering whilst on furlough is allowed.
30th Mar 2020 by in Legal Updates
As schools closed their doors last week, parents and businesses across the country have been left wondering how they will manage childcare and provide an education for their children.
24th Mar 2020 by in Legal Updates
As employees look to begin planning their annual leave for the year ahead, there are some fundamental changes to holiday entitlement that HR teams must be aware of.
24th Jan 2020 by in Legal Updates
Fairness and time off are two things which are really important to most employees. Why? Because time is one of the few things that money cannot buy, and holidays can be particularly emotive.
12th Jun 2019 by in Legal Updates
The recent CJEU decision in Max-Planck-Gesellschaft v Shimizu shows that employers are required to “diligently” bring to the attention of employees the fact that annual leave entitlement will be lost if not taken during the leave year...
8th Nov 2018 by Nina Robinson in Legal Updates
Last week saw the publication of the Supreme Court's judgment in the long-running Smith v Pimlico Plumbers litigation. Gary Smith had been engaged on a self-employed basis by Pimlico but later sought to challenge his status and claimed that he was a worker...
20th Jun 2018 by in Legal Updates
Acas has released two new guides on The 2018 World Cup and Religion or Belief Discrimination...
7th Jun 2018 by in Legal Updates
With the “Beast from the East” hitting the entire country, here is a quick guide for how to deal with the inevitable disruption to your business...
1st Mar 2018 by in Legal Updates
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