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As part of our ongoing attempts to keep our clients and contacts up to date with developments on furlough leave and the CJRS, we had been anticipating the release today of our latest update on the scheduled changes which the Government had been due to announce (7 May). Many of […]

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Webinar – Special Series – Health & Safety

The next chapter in the new normality – returning to the workplace post lockdown Recorded webinar – release date 7th May 2020 What will it cover? It is expected that soon we will see an easing of the restrictions of movement observed so far during this public health crisis, and […]

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Webinar – Special Series – Employment Law

Changing Terms & Condition and Furlough Update Recorded webinar – release date Thursday 30th April 2020 What will it cover? The webinar will be taking a look at dealing with changing terms and conditions of employment. Given the ever-changing environment for employers and employees, an update on furlough leave will also […]

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Health & Safety – Returning to the workplace post lockdown

The next chapter in the new normality – returning to the workplace post lockdown Introduction For many the new normality over these past weeks has been adapting, very quickly, to working from home over an extended period. For many others this ‘normality’ has seen them being placed on the government […]

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Legal Issues – Coronavirus Update

In the unusual world we are all now operating in dealing with coronavirus, changes happen on an almost daily basis and that only adds to the difficulty of managing the challenges faced by employers.  While many of the basic principles of furlough are now known to most employers, several issues […]

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Legal Issues – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended to end of June

As part of the ongoing fight to deal with coronavirus, the government has announced this afternoon that their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) that is keeping millions of people in jobs will be extended for a further month and will now run until 30 June 2020. Running alongside the extension […]

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Webinar – Special Series – Employment Law

Redundancy and Coronavirus – what you need to know Recorded webinar – release date Thursday 23rd April 2020 What will it cover? The webinar will look at redundancy and how that will apply and can be used during the furlough leave period itself and the recovery period facing employers in the […]

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Legal Issues – Annual Leave During Coronavirus

Despite lots of guidance from the Government, a glaring omission remains which is causing problems for employers across the country. Lots of us are likely to have existing holiday plans cancelled but all employees (furloughed or working) accrue holidays and the issue facing employers is how to avoid a stockpile […]

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Tribunal Tale – Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants

Earlier in April, the Supreme Court determined that Barclays Bank plc (“Barclays”) was not vicariously liable in respect of the sexual assaults allegedly committed by the late Dr Gordon Bates (“Bates”) during various employment-related medical examinations which Bates carried out for Barclays between 1964 and c.1984. Facts Bates was a […]

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Webinar Special Series – Health & Safety

The Changed Workplace – health and safety considerations for homeworkers Recorded webinar – release date Friday 17th April 2020 What will it cover? For many employers having employees working from home has never been a consideration and equally many employees will have never worked from home before. Employers legally have […]

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9th April 2020