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11th August 2020

Reasonable adjustments for disabled workers

Would it ever be a reasonable adjustment for an employer to undertake to give an employee a severance package? In Hill v Lloyds Bank plc the Employment Appeal…

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TUPE: Transferring worker may be split between multiple transferees

Can employees assigned to an undertaking which is fragmented upon transfer be transferred to multiple transferees? In ISS Facility Services v Govaerts the European Court of Justice (ECJ)…

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Furlough and SSP – Latest Developments

1. Calculation of a Week's Pay On 31 July 2020, the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week's Pay) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/814) came into force.…

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15th June 2020

Redundancy – the selection process

Can an employer use a competitive interview process to determine which employees at risk of redundancy should be given alternative employment? The case of Gwynedd Council v Barrett…

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The New Flexible Furlough Guidance

The updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Guidance promised on the 12th June appeared eventually at a very late hour. It can be found on the link below. Flexible…

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CJRS – FAQ Updates

On 29 May 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer set out a number of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which will take effect over the…

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5th May 2020

What happens next? – returning to the workplace after ‘lockdown’

Over the next few days and weeks, the Government may announce measures to ease the lockdown restrictions.  In addition, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is currently due to…

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Furloughing Employees FAQs

On 15 April 2020, the Chancellor gave a Treasury Direction setting out the rules, detail and eligibility requirements of the scheme.  This Direction is the legal framework under…

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New Employee Right: Parental Bereavement Leave

Parental Bereavement Leave is a right which we all hope will never, ever, apply to us and ours.  The death of a child is surely one of the…

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29th April 2020

COVID-19: Managing the return to work

Remote working has moved on hugely over the last decade, giving us the tools that allow many to work remotely, process facts, hold meetings, speak and write.  During…

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