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New Government Guidance to Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave & Pay

Friday, 17 April 2020

Following the implementation of new regulations on 6 April 2020, the government are providing parents with the statutory right to parental bereavement leave and pay.

New Government Guidance to Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave & Pay

Articles & Blogs Employment

What Is Changing To Holiday Pay For Employees Without Fixed Hours?

Friday, 17 April 2020

The law around calculating holiday pay for workers, without fixed hours or fixed rates of pay has changed.

What Is Changing To Holiday Pay For Employees Without Fixed Hours?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Updated Job Retention Scheme Guidance and Treasury Direction

Friday, 17 April 2020

Further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been released by the Government, and the Treasury have issued a Direction setting out the legal basis for the scheme.

Updated Job Retention Scheme Guidance and Treasury Direction

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment Insolvency & Restructuring

Coronavirus - Good News For Employers & Creditors At Last?

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Carluccio's case confirms the availability of the Government funded furlough scheme to companies in administration and their employees.

Coronavirus - Good News For Employers & Creditors At Last?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Updated Job Retention Scheme Guidance Provides Clarity on Uncertain Areas

Thursday, 09 April 2020

On 4 April 2020, the government issued updated guidance clarifying some of the finer detail of its job retention scheme.

Updated Job Retention Scheme Guidance Provides Clarity on Uncertain Areas

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Is an Employer Liable for the Acts of Independent Contractors?

Thursday, 09 April 2020

Traditionally the answer to this would have been "no" However, in recent years the concept of 'vicarious liability' (where one party is liable for the negligent acts of another) has been changing…

Is an Employer Liable for the Acts of Independent Contractors?

Articles & Blogs Employment

New Vento Bands Come into Force From 6 April 2020

Friday, 03 April 2020

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and Scotland have published new guidance on award levels for compensation for injury to feelings and psychiatric injury.

New Vento Bands Come into Force From 6 April 2020

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - Job Retention Scheme FAQs for Employers

Friday, 27 March 2020

The Job Retention Scheme is an unprecedented government initiative designed to help employers avoid making large-scale redundancies, or laying staff off without pay, during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus - Job Retention Scheme FAQs for Employers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - All You Need to Know About the Job Retention Scheme

Friday, 27 March 2020

In an effort to tackle the economic disruption caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19), the government recently announced that it would introduce and subsidise a Job Retention Scheme.

 Coronavirus - All You Need to Know About the Job Retention Scheme

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

How Has Coronavirus Impacted IR35?

Friday, 27 March 2020

Reforms to Off-Payroll Working Rules in the Private Sector Postponed until 2021.

How Has Coronavirus Impacted IR35?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - Changes to the Statutory Sick Pay Regulations

Friday, 20 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are continuing to spread across the UK, and in response, we have provided guidance around your statutory sick pay rights

Coronavirus - Changes to the Statutory Sick Pay Regulations

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Do Employees Have a Duty to Report Their Own Wrongdoing When Carrying Out Internal Investigations?

Friday, 20 March 2020

In the recent case Human Kind Charity V Gittens 2019, the EAT concluded that the right to remain silent about personal wrongdoing is not a right to say something that is not true.

Do Employees Have a Duty to Report Their Own Wrongdoing When Carrying Out Internal Investigations?

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Does Failure to Disclose Material Make a Dismissal Unfair?

Friday, 20 March 2020

Was an employee unfairly dismissed when the investigating officer failed to inform the disciplinary officer of a fact after the investigation report had been submitted but before the disciplinary hearing?

Does Failure to Disclose Material Make a Dismissal Unfair?

Articles & Blogs Employment

Employment Tribunal - Dealing with Costs Orders

Friday, 20 March 2020

In what circumstances can an employment tribunal make an order in relation to legal costs?

Employment Tribunal - Dealing with Costs Orders

Articles & Blogs Employment

Post-Termination Restrictive Covenants

Friday, 13 March 2020

Can post-termination restrictive covenants be enforced where an employer honestly believes that engaging an employee will not cause a breach?

Post-Termination Restrictive Covenants