With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions across the UK, many students have or will be returning to university campuses, with COVID-19 testing likely to form an integral part of university procedures.
A Barder event is an unforeseen event which invalidates the fundamental basis on which a financial remedy order has been made. If this situation occurs, an application can be made to the Court asking for the order to be revisited.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was extended until 30 September 2021. Since our last article, some minor changes have been made to the various CJRS guidance notes, with the updates and links to the guidance outlined below.
The effects of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic continue to impact independent schools with international staff and students. This article explores some of the immigration issues which schools are currently grappling with.
An employee's refusal to wear a face mask may not always amount to gross misconduct. However, such a refusal could ultimately lead to an employee's dismissal in particular circumstances, as a recent case shows.
This week the Chancellor announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until 30 September 2021. This gives employers the opportunity to utilise the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for an additional five months.
The Government has identified a further 1.7 million individuals as 'clinically extremely vulnerable' and at high risk of serious illness if they catch coronavirus. These individuals will be advised by a letter from their GP to shield until 31 March 2021.