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Jun
26
2020

Furlough and COVID-19 Employer Obligations Update – 24th June 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that, as of 4th July 2020, there will be a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions, the government has updated its guidance on opening businesses and..

Jun
26
2020

MPs Urge Chancellor to Implement a 4-day Working Week

A group of cross-party MPs have written to the Chancellor asking him to set up a commission to consider the introduction of a 4-day working week. ..

Jun
18
2020

Furlough and COVID-19 Employer Obligations Update - 18th June

It has been reported that as many 34% of employers have asked their furloughed employees to carry out some form of work, administrative task or even cover another employee’s work,..

Jun
18
2020

Guidance on Flexible Furlough Released

From 1 July 2020, employers will be able to bring back furloughed employees on “flexible furlough” agreements. ..

Jun
15
2020

Furlough and COVID-19 Employer Obligations Update- 15th June

Just before the weekend, the Government released new guidance, updated existing guidance and released a policy paper on how the coronavirus job retention scheme, better known as the furlough scheme,..

Jun
12
2020

Home Working: Employer's Health and Safety Obligations towards their Employees

Employers in the UK have a legal obligation to ensure employees’ health, safety and welfare at work, as far as reasonably practicable. This includes home workers. The Government’s advice remains..

Jun
12
2020

Furlough and COVID-19 Employer Obligations Update

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, or Furlough Scheme will close to new entrants from 30 June. From this point onwards, employers will only be able to furlough employees that..

Jun
04
2020

Employee succeeds in whistleblowing claim following complaint about offensive “banter”

The Claimant in Robinson v Mind Monmouthshire Ltd made a complaint after a colleague performed an offensive impression of a physically disabled person...

May
31
2020

The government has announced the specific of the changes to the furlough scheme

The level of government support is unchanged until 31 July...



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