Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Extended To The End Of June

The Government has today confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – the measure introduced to help employers retain and pay their employees during the coronavirus pandemic – has...


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 on 27th March 2020 was the measure that employees who have not been able to use all of their...


Coronavirus – FAQs For Employees

The number of coronavirus cases across the UK continues to rise – with some of those who haven’t contracted the virus themselves needing to take time off work to look...


Fourth Iteration Of The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Published

HMRC have today updated the guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – the key change seems to be that employers are now eligible to furlough any employees who...


The UK’s New Points-Based Immigration System

From 1st January 2021, the UK will introduce a new, employer-led, points-based immigration system to replace free movement as we leave the EU. This will transform the way in which...


Administrators & Furlough – High Court Confirms Application Of CJRS To Employees Of Companies In Administration

We’ve blogged extensively about how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) can be utilised by employers, to try and ease the financial strain of the current pandemic. The headline of...


Vicarious Liability In The Workplace – Morrisons v Various Claimants

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v Various Claimants, overturning the previous decisions of the High Court and the...


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...


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