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Freedom day? Guidance and issues for employers

Freedom day? Guidance and issues for employers

In preparation for the lifting of remaining COVID-19 restrictions next week, the Government has published updated workplace guidance reflecting the me ...

Changes to the furlough scheme from 1 July 2021 – what you need to know

Changes to the furlough scheme from 1 July 2021 – what you need to know

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is due to end on 30 September 2021.  As we reported in March, in order to phase out the scheme as we approach the ...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can employers require employees to be vaccinated?

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can employers require employees to be vaccinated?

If you are a Health and Social Care Professional please read this article. As the COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out across the country many employe ...

Extension of furlough scheme

Extension of furlough scheme

 The Government announced yesterday that it is extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until the end of April 2021. (It had originally b ...

Furlough guidance amended regarding notice and Treasury Direction published

Furlough guidance amended regarding notice and Treasury Direction published

On Friday evening, 13 November, the Government made further amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Guidance and also issued an upda ...

Extended Furlough Scheme Guidance issued

Extended Furlough Scheme Guidance issued

As we reported last week the Coronavirus Job Extension Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until 31 March 2021 across the UK. Last night the Government is ...

Job Retention Bonus – Treasury Direction and new employer guidance

Job Retention Bonus – Treasury Direction and new employer guidance

In July, the Government announced that it would pay a bonus to employers who retain employees who have been furloughed until January 2021. The Treasur ...

 EPL Update – Amendments to the Employment Tribunal Rules

EPL Update – Amendments to the Employment Tribunal Rules

Employment Practices Liability (“EPL”) insurers, broker and insureds will no doubt be aware that since the abolition of Employment Tribunal fees in 20 ...

Job Support Scheme – What we know so far

Job Support Scheme – What we know so far

The furlough scheme (CJRS) will come to an end on 31 October. Yesterday the Chancellor announced its successor – the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The sta ...

Black Lives Matter – the new #MeToo?

Black Lives Matter – the new #MeToo?

#MeToo is still very much a live and relevant issue for all regulated firms and solicitors alike, and the SRA has taken a keen interest in such matter ...