Social Distancing In The Workplace

As a measure to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Government published a list of those businesses and venues that must close and set out various exemptions on...


Coronavirus – Proposing Workforce Pay Cuts

Alongside the hot topic that is furlough leave, many businesses are currently having to review their workforce to protect their business and the livelihoods of their staff. Some employers have...


Coronavirus & Apprenticeships

Yesterday evening, the Government published further guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers, end-point assessment organisations and external quality assurance providers in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus guidance regarding apprenticeships...


Parental Bereavement Leave & Pay – Regulations Made

The Parental Bereavement Leave Regulations 2020 are now law. These regulations implement new pay and leave entitlements to bereaved parents in respect of children whose date of death is on...


Strike Out – Itulu v London Fire Commissioner

In the case of Itulu v London Fire Commissioner, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the decision of a Tribunal to strike out a disability discrimination claim on the grounds...


Long-Term Disability – ICTS (UK) Limited v Visram

In the case of ICTS (UK) Limited v Visram, the Court of Appeal (CoA) considered the meaning of ‘return to work’ for the purposes of long-term disability benefit. ICTS (UK)...


The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Furlough Leave

On Saturday 4th April, the Government provided more detail about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The CJRS is the Government’s measure to help employers pay (and therefore continue to...


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What About New Recruits?

Due to the unprecedented level of uncertainty faced by the UK economy, the Government has stepped in to ensure that there is a degree of stability via the Coronavirus Job...


Coronavirus – Collective Consultation Requirements

Many organisations will have been hit extremely hard by the impact of the coronavirus and the measures taken by the Government to combat its spread. Employers will be continuing to...


Employees Unable To Use Annual Leave Due To The Coronavirus Can Carry Over Leave For The Next Two Years

Included in the new regulations and measures outlined by the Government last week was the measure that employees who have not been able to use all of their statutory annual...


Coronavirus – Protection For Self-Employed Workers

The Government has announced a new support scheme to help self-employed workers in the UK. The scheme, known as the ‘Self-Employment Income Support Scheme’ will provide self-employed workers a taxable...


Emergency Volunteering Leave

The Coronavirus Act 2020 received Royal Assent yesterday, providing for, amongst other measures, a new temporary form of statutory leave for workers who wish to help support essential health and...


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