Furlough & Notice Periods

Can employees be placed on furlough during their notice periods? Employers can serve employees with notice and access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to recover some of their notice...


Employee Holidays In 2020 – FAQs By Employers

Laura Kearsley from our Employment Law team answers some frequently asked questions by employers in relation to employees taking holidays in 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic....


Coronavirus – Is Flexible Working The ‘New Normal’?

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on working patterns, with many employees now working from home, working compressed and/or flexible hours to fit around childcare responsibilities and making...


Leicester In Lockdown – What Does It Mean For Employers?

On Monday (29th June), the Government announced that further lockdown measures would be re-introduced in Leicester and some surrounding areas. Amongst the measures was a requirement that within the lockdown...


Leicester Lockdown – What Does It Mean For Employees?

Lockdown measures are being re-introduced in Leicester and some surrounding areas due to a steep rise in coronavirus cases. Details of the measures were revealed throughout the day, yesterday, and...


Flexible Furlough

From today (1st July), employers are now able to agree with their employees, who have previously been furloughed, that they can be flexibly furloughed going forwards. Under the new scheme,...


Government Confirms That Shielding Employees Can Return To Work From 1st August

Last week, it was confirmed by the Government that from 1st August people who have been required to “shield”, as they are clinically extremely vulnerable, will be able to return...


Coronavirus – What Should Businesses Do If An Event Has Been Cancelled Or Postponed?

With public gatherings no longer able to take place across the UK as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of venues and suppliers are losing out on business. Companies...


The Corporate Insolvency And Governance Act 2020 – An Overview

On Friday 26th June, the Government’s Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was brought into legislation. After being published on 20th May, it has been urgently fast tracked through Parliament to...


UK IPO Brings ‘Interrupted Days’ To An End

On 27th March 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) declared that the 24th March 2020 and all subsequent days would be treated...


Burnley Fan Dismissed By His Employer Due To “White Lives Matter” Banner

The Burnley fan responsible for the “White Lives Matter Burnley” banner, which was flown over the Etihad Stadium on Monday (22nd June) evening during the Burnley and Manchester City match,...


Coronavirus – Why Businesses Considering Making Redundancies Should Start Planning Now

With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) set to change at the beginning of August, waves of redundancies are forecast to take place over the coming months, meaning it is...


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