Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Louise Bloomfield

Living with COVID-19 – implications for employers and EPL claims

Living with COVID-19 – implications for employers and EPL claims

The Government has announced its plans to remove the remaining coronavirus (COVID-19) legal restrictions in England and has set out it plans in Living ...

Living with COVID-19 – implications for employers

Living with COVID-19 – implications for employers

The Government has announced its plans to remove the remaining coronavirus (COVID-19) legal restrictions in England from today, 24 February 2022, and ...

Mandatory vaccination for health and social care staff reconsidered – EPL update

Mandatory vaccination for health and social care staff reconsidered – EPL update

We reported last week here, about the potential impact on EPL claims of the requirement for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for staff working in the h ...

Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector – impact on EPL claims

Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector – impact on EPL claims

Employment Practices Liability (“EPL”) insurers, brokers and insureds will no doubt be aware of the introduction of COVID-19 vaccination as a conditio ...

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 ...