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Posted on: 24/07/2020
Redundancy dismissals and appeals

In the case of termination of employment by reason of redundancy, many employees feel aggrieved and want to appeal against the decision to select them as opposed to one of their colleagues. The question is...

Posted on: 09/07/2020
Furlough and carrots

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently announced an incentive for employers to retain furloughed employees if they remain employed until at least the end of January 2021. 
Employers will receive a...

Posted on: 24/06/2020

Last week, the...

Posted on: 17/06/2020
Flexible furlough

30th June - the scheme closes to new entrants

Employers will only be able to furlough employees that have already been furloughed for a full 3 week period before 10th June by that employer. The...

Posted on: 16/06/2020
Health and Safety

It is reported that more than 8 million UK workers have been furloughed since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was introduced in mid-March. The equivalent scheme for those that are self-employed...

Posted on: 08/06/2020
Family courts

When lockdown commenced on the 23rd March 2020, family courts throughout the country were required to close their doors. In those first few weeks, the majority of cases were either adjourned or converted to...

Posted on: 05/06/2020
Flexible furlough guidance

On Friday 29th May, the Chancellor announced details of the further proposed changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough scheme).

Flexible furlough

From the 1st July,...

Posted on: 02/06/2020
COVID-19 Contracts

The disruption caused by the pandemic is putting a strain on many businesses, which will need to consider how their businesses and contracts work now and in the future. Some of the matters which need to be...

Posted on: 02/06/2020
Flexible furlough

On Friday 29th May, the Government announced reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Whilst we are still awaiting the precise detail, these are the headline points:

  • 10th June...

Posted on: 26/05/2020
CJRS/Furlough changes from 1st August 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, otherwise known as furlough, was initially announced by the Government on 20th March and opened for claims on 20th April. In its current format, furloughed employees...