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Jun
18
2020

Are Tribunal Fees Coming Back?

According to the Times this week, the government has asked the Law Commission to help design a lawful system for charging employment tribunal fees...

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

Immigration Update: More Visa Centres to Reopen and a Review of the 14-day Quarantine Rule

UK Visa centres began to reopen from 1 June 2020, in a phased resumption of services. The second phase of visa centres are now expected to reopen from 22 June..

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
10
2020

Dismissal based on Marriage Breakdown could be Marriage Discrimination

In the recent case of Gould v St John’s Downshire Hill, the EAT had to decide if the dismissal of a church minister relating to his.....

Jun
05
2020

Immigration update: switching concession extended to 31 July 2020 and 14-day quarantine rules from Monday

The Home Office has finally updated its COVID19 immigration policy on the ‘switching concession’, and despite opposition, ..

Jun
05
2020

Beneficial contract changes made prior to TUPE transfer were void

It is well established that contract changes made solely (or principally) because of a TUPE transfer will be void. ..

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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