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Coronavirus - ACAS Guidance on Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures

Friday, 15 May 2020

ACAS has released new guidance for employers seeking to start or continue with disciplinary or grievance proceedings during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus - ACAS Guidance on Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Roadmap For the End of Lockdown - What Does It Mean for Employers?

Friday, 15 May 2020

On Monday 11 May 2020, the Government published detail of its recovery strategy.

Roadmap For the End of Lockdown - What Does It Mean for Employers?

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended Until 31 October

Thursday, 14 May 2020

The Chancellor has announced this week that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme) will continue until end of October 2020.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended Until 31 October

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

How Do I Manage Staff Who Are Reluctant to Return to Work After Coronavirus Restrictions Are Eased?

Thursday, 14 May 2020

When lockdown was announced, many workplaces were plunged into remote working overnight. However, remote working is not always possible, and the Government has issued new guidance on when staff should now return to work.

How Do I Manage Staff Who Are Reluctant to Return to Work After Coronavirus Restrictions Are Eased?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Government Guidance on Easing of Coronavirus Lockdown Restrictions Expected This Weekend

Thursday, 07 May 2020

The Government is currently consulting on a 'roadmap' to reduce social distancing restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, which is intended to enable more people to return to work.

Government Guidance on Easing of Coronavirus Lockdown Restrictions Expected this Weekend

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Can a Self-Employed Independent Contractor Be Classified As a Worker Under the Working Time Directive?

Thursday, 07 May 2020

Possibly, however this will depend on the particular circumstances of the case and the working relationship in reality.

Can a Self-Employed Independent Contractor Be Classified As a Worker Under the Working Time Directive?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Modern Slavery During the Coronavirus Pandemic - What You Need to Know

Thursday, 07 May 2020

Since 2015, larger organisations have been required to report on modern slavery risks within their supply chains. Last week, the Government issued guidance in view of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Modern Slavery During the Coronavirus Pandemic - What You Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus and Off-Payroll Working in the Private Sector - Criticised Reform Is Delayed, But Not Cancelled

Thursday, 07 May 2020

The Government proposed to reform the off-payroll working rules in respect of the private sector with effect from 6 April 2020. However, in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the reform has been delayed until 6 April 2021.

Coronavirus and Off-Payroll Working in the Private Sector - Criticised Reform Is Delayed, but Not Cancelled

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - Most Recent Update to Job Retention Scheme Guidance

Friday, 01 May 2020

On 30 April, the Government issued its latest update to the job retention scheme guidance.

Coronavirus - Most Recent Update to Job Retention Scheme Guidance

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Homophobic Remarks about Hypothetical Recruitment Process Lead to Unlawful Discrimination

Friday, 01 May 2020

Can homophobic remarks made on the radio about a hypothetical recruitment process amount to unlawful discrimination because of sexual orientation?

Homophobic Remarks about Hypothetical Recruitment Process Lead to Unlawful Discrimination

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Annual Leave During Coronavirus - Where Are We Now?

Friday, 01 May 2020

Until recently, the Government's coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance has left employers and employees somewhat in the dark about taking annual leave during periods of lockdown and furlough.

Annual Leave During Coronavirus - Where Are We Now?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Job Retention Scheme Guidance -The Latest Updates

Friday, 24 April 2020

Since our update last Friday on the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Government has issued new and updated guidance on 20 April and again on 23 April.

Job Retention Scheme Guidance -The Latest Updates

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New Guidance for Employers on Post-Brexit Immigration System - Are You Prepared?

Friday, 24 April 2020

The Government has proposed changes to the immigration system - to be introduced from autumn 2020.

New Guidance for Employers on Post-Brexit Immigration System - Are You Prepared?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Homeworking - What Are the Key Considerations for Employers?

Friday, 24 April 2020

Significant numbers of employees are now working from home and there is no clear indication from the Government as to when social distancing measures may start to be relaxed and when there may be a return to some kind of normality.

Homeworking - What are the Key Considerations for Employers?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

How to Plan for the End of Furlough

Friday, 17 April 2020

As of this afternoon the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is due to come to an end on 30 June and, at the moment, there is no indication whether it will continue after this date and, if it does, in what form.

 How to Plan for the End of Furlough