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New self–isolation obligations for employers in force today

New self–isolation obligations for employers in force today

Important new coronavirus laws have come into force in England today which require employers to prevent self-isolating workers from attending their wo ...

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 ...

Unfair Dismissal: It was not unfair to dismiss an employee without following any procedure after a breakdown in working relationships

Unfair Dismissal: It was not unfair to dismiss an employee without following any procedure after a breakdown in working relationships

An employee was not unfairly dismissed following a breakdown in working relationships, even though no procedure was followed, in circumstances where a ...

Unfair Dismissal: Practicability of re-engagement

Unfair Dismissal: Practicability of re-engagement

An employer’s concerns about an employee’s capability and integrity made re-engagement impracticable. THE FACTS Employment tribunals have the power t ...

Unfair Dismissal: Unfair dismissal claim could proceed even though the claimant had no chance of a monetary award

Unfair Dismissal: Unfair dismissal claim could proceed even though the claimant had no chance of a monetary award

The EAT has held that an unfair dismissal claim should proceed where there were arguments of procedural unfairness, even though there was no real chan ...

Unfair Dismissal and Disability Discrimination: The importance of considering mitigating factors and following policies

Unfair Dismissal and Disability Discrimination: The importance of considering mitigating factors and following policies

In a gross misconduct case, relying on a zero tolerance policy to dismiss an employee, without taking mitigating factors into account, may well result ...

Employment Matters - September 2020

Employment Matters - September 2020

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matter focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring with the Employment Law sector. 1. Unfair Dismis ...

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

This week saw the introduction of the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (“EWSS’’).   On 1 September, the EWSS replaced the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme ...

Employment Matters - August 2020

Employment Matters - August 2020

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. 1. Employment ...

Reasonable adjustments: Refusing to give a written undertaking to pay a severance payment in the future was a failure to make a reasonable adjustment

Reasonable adjustments: Refusing to give a written undertaking to pay a severance payment in the future was a failure to make a reasonable adjustment

The EAT has held that an employment tribunal could make a recommendation in a successful reasonable adjustments claim that the employer give an undert ...