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Jul
03
2020

Immigration Update: More Visa Centres open, Air Bridges announced and the Office for Talent

The UK Home Office has announced the opening of further visa centres in the UK and overseas. This follows the gradual reopening of centres on 1 June, 9 June and..

Jul
02
2020

A Reflection on Pride Month: A quarter of LGBT staff believed to be hiding their sexual orientation or gender identity

Last month, consultancy firm Accenture published its Visible growth; visible fears report which surveyed roughly 30,000 employees and 1,700 senior managers around the globe...

Jun
29
2020

COVID-19 Update: Redundancy and Furlough

The government guidance on furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) makes clear that employees can be made redundant whilst on furlough and that normal redundancy rules and rights..

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
24
2020

Tribunal Claims Case Closed

The EAT, in J Pranczk v Hampshire County Council, had to recently decide whether a Tribunal should have identified, direct and indirect disability and victimisation claims from a claim..

Jun
19
2020

Applying for a Spouse Visa? Read the Updated COVID19 Immigration Policy To See How it Affects You

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) have published further guidance on applying for a spouse visa, if you have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes allow those who have..

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. ..



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