Is A Post-Brexit Shake Up Of Employment Law On The Cards?

It was recently reported that the Government has begun a post-Brexit review of UK employment law. This was confirmed by the Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, on Tuesday who was quick...


Can My Employer Make Me Get A Covid-19 Vaccine?

December saw the highly anticipated rollout of the Pfizer vaccination in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 130,000 people receiving the jab within the first week of...


Whistleblowing – An Overview

Workers who make protected disclosures (otherwise known as whistleblowing) are protected from being dismissed or selected for redundancy as a result of making that disclosure, or from being subject to...


HMRC Confirms That Home-Schooling Parents Can Be Placed On Furlough Leave

It has been confirmed by HM Revenue & Customs, via updated guidance, that under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) employers are able to place employees on furlough leave when...


Third National Lockdown – What Does It Mean For Employers?

Employers who wish to do so can still access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or ‘furlough scheme’ – which was originally due to end on 31st October but was...


Significant Potential Change To Discrimination Law – Availability Of Interim Relief In Discrimination Cases

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found that the lack of availability of interim relief in discrimination cases is probably unlawful – paving the way for the Court of Appeal...


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – What Can & Can’t Employees Do Whilst Furloughed?

It has been confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended to the end of April 2021 to help support businesses and employees throughout the winter months. Under the...


Furlough Scheme Extended Until The End Of April 2021

It has been confirmed by Rishi Sunak that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) (also referred to as the furlough scheme) has once again been extended and will remain in place until...


Report Suggests That Self-Isolating Employees Should Have Access To Furlough Pay

A report which has been undertaken by the think tank, Resolution Foundation, has suggested that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) should be used...


Dealing With Grievances In Charities

Although employment law applies to all organisations (private, public and third sector), dealing with staff disputes and grievances can be particularly challenging for charities for a number of reasons, such...


The Impact Of Brexit On Employers – An Update

Covid-19 has resulted in many employers having to focus on the immediate threats facing their business and talk of Brexit and employing non-UK nationals all but disappeared until a few...


Gender Reassignment Discrimination – Non-Binary & Gender-Fluid Individuals

Recently, an Employment Tribunal (ET) ruled that non-binary or gender-fluid persons can fall under the protected characteristic of gender reassignment (under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act)) in the landmark...