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The Government has published further guidance of the scheme. We do not know whether further guidance will published or legislation enacted in the future. We have compiled a list of the main points for employers and will be updating our Q&A blog to reflect the new information as soon as possible.
5 days ago by Sarah Dillon 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.
1 week ago by Helena Wheeler in Legal Updates
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has this evening announced unprecedented temporary measures in order to protect jobs. Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that cafes, bars, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and leisure centres should close this evening until further notice, a package of...
1 week ago by in Legal Updates
Our senior solicitor, Arwen Makin, has written a Q&A on the most regular questions our employment law team are being asked about Coronavirus by our HR customers
2 weeks ago by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
New regulations have been made and come into force today regarding statutory sick pay for employees who self-isolate in accordance with advice from Public Health England, NHS National Services Scotland or Public Health Wales.
13th Mar 2020 by Lucy Gordon in Legal Updates
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced in the Spring Budget that small companies with less than 250 employees will receive a refund from the Government of any SSP paid to employees who are self-isolating for up to 14 days as a result of COVID-19...
11th Mar 2020 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
The position in the UK at present is that the Government is considering a package of employment-related measures to try to assist with the anticipated outbreak..
10th Mar 2020 by Lucy Gordon in Legal Updates
Following on from the announcement of Health Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday, that those in self-isolation on medical advice should be treated as on sick leave, and may be eligible for statutory sick pay, Boris Johnson has made a further announcement regarding sick pay today
4th Mar 2020 by Sarah Dillon in Legal Updates
Following Public Health England issuing details that widespread transmission of coronavirus in the UK is now “highly likely”, here is some crucial insight for business leaders.
2nd Mar 2020 by in Legal Updates
Managing sickness absences can be problematic at times for employers. Absences should be handled pro-actively, reasonably and fairly.
22nd Nov 2019 by Sarah Dillon in Insight
Employers should understand how vital it is to promote positive mental health, recognise warning signs and support staff experiencing concerns.
15th Oct 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
In an era where people are finding it increasingly tough to switch off and unwind, such a change in pace for society can have a detrimental effect on wellbeing.
12th Sep 2019 by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
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