The COVID-19 SSP Rebate Scheme was introduced to allow eligible employers with fewer than 250 employees to apply to HMRC for reimbursement of statutory sick pay (SSP) for employees' sickness absences resulting from COVID-19.
We discuss two non-binding employment tribunal decisions concerning measures to protect pregnant workers during the pandemic and the dismissal of an employee who refuses to obey a management instruction due to COVID-related risks be automatically unfair.
In the case of Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Co Ltd, the Supreme Court has ruled on a controversial Court of Appeal decision as to whether liquidated damages provisions in a contact apply for work that is never delivered.
Continuing with our 'Q&A' series of articles, our Legacy Protection team's focus this time turns to higher education institutions as beneficiaries of an estate and in particular the early days of estate administration.
On 5 September the Secretary of State for BEIS intervened on national security grounds in the proposed acquisition by a company apparently associated with a Chinese academic of a group of small UK companies engaged in commercialising graphene.