In April 2017, the Government introduced substantive changes to the intermediary rules (IR35) in the public sector. The Government then announced an intention to implement the same rules in the private sector with effect from April 2020.
The family team, led by Partner Samantha Hickman, are pleased to have been able to advise so many parents, grandparents and other family members during lockdown, particularly in respect of their child arrangements.
Following the Chancellor's recent announcement, we now know what Government support will be available in the form of the new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme) after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) closes on 31 October 2020.
In the recent Scottish case of BC and others v Chief Constable Police Service of Scotland and others, the Court of Session considered the inclusion of personal WhatsApp messages in an investigation into alleged breaches of professional standards.
What will you be doing on Monday 5 October 2020 at 8:59am? Dashing from your office to the classroom? Sitting down at your desk with your first coffee? On your way to work from the school run, thinking about what the week has in store for you?
The extent of the pandemic’s economic impact is becoming clear, with independent schools' attention often understandably focused on ensuring commercial stability. However, the human impact of coronavirus...