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Apr
23
2020

Can you furlough Tier 2 workers?

Employers who are also licenced sponsors, have numerous staff on Tier 2 visas. Following the Government’s announcement of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, employers have been unsure on whether they..

Apr
23
2020

Claimant secures £28k in race harassment claim

In Sheun v Northern General Hospital, the Claimant’s colleague had mimicked a “stereotypical” ..

Apr
23
2020

Furlough Guidance Update as the Claims Portal Opens

The government appears to have a habit of changing and adapting its Coronavirus Job Retentions Scheme (better known as the Furlough Scheme) almost daily. ..

Apr
20
2020

What is a Sponsor licence and why should you apply for one now? Part 1

The UK Government strictly regulates the immigration of migrant workers to the UK. As a part of its immigration system, it requires companies to have a sponsor licence before they..

Apr
16
2020

Furlough Update: Government change calculation date to 19th March

There has been a total of four iterations of the Government’s guidance surrounding its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.....

Apr
16
2020

Sexual Orientation Discrimination – Engineer awarded £175,000 at Tribunal

In Allen v Paradigm Precision Burnley Ltd and Carl Wheeler 2020, the claimant made enquiries about taking adoption leave as he and his husband wanted to start a family.....

Apr
15
2020

Government publishes further guidance on the ‘new points-based system’ for 2021

The UK government has published further guidance on the ‘new points-based immigration system for 2021’. The guidance re-iterates that all non-UK nationals arriving after 1 January 2021, will require sponsorship.....

Apr
14
2020

HMRC provides further guidance on furloughing migrant workers

The HMRC has provided further guidance on furloughing migrant workers.....

Apr
08
2020

April Changes

With everything else that’s going on at the moment it is easy to forget about the employment law changes which came into force in April. As a reminder, here..

Apr
08
2020

Updated coronavirus guidance: apprenticeships and annual leave during furlough

Yesterday evening, the government provided updated guidance on apprenticeships in relation to furlough..



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