Tags: employment

Employment Alert- Job Support Scheme Extension

October 13, 2020

Free Webinar | Returning to work: a guide for HR

September 30, 2020

Join us for our free employment webinar on Wednesday 7 October from 11am to 12 noon.

Employment Alert – Workplace Coronavirus Guidance Updates

September 17, 2020

Workplace Coronavirus Guidance Updates

School closures: Should parent employees continue to be paid?

September 10, 2020

There have been a string of school closures since they reopened at the beginning of this month. This has resulted in many children having to remain home and self-isolate, but what does this mean for parent employees who have to remain home to look after them?

Furloughed employees to receive statutory redundancy payments based on their full pay

July 31, 2020

The Government has announced new legislation will come into effect from today (31 July 2020) which sets out how a week’s pay is calculated for furloughed employees.

Government guidance on holiday during furlough leave

July 2, 2020

Newly updated government guidance has confirmed that employees should not be placed on furlough leave simply because they have taken holiday.

Updated Treasury direction on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

June 29, 2020

True to form for a Friday afternoon, the government issued updated documentation relating to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). This time it’s a new Treasury Direction. This is the document that gives the scheme its legal effect. The “original CJRS directions”, as they are now defined, will continue to apply but they will be modified and updated by this new direction.

What is Flexible Furlough?

June 16, 2020

On Friday 12 June, HMRC published updated guidance in respect of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

HSE publishes important guidance about legionella risks during the Covid-19 outbreak

June 12, 2020

If your business premises have been closed, or less people have been in during the Covid-19 outbreak, there is an increased risk of stagnant water in water and air conditioning systems due to lack of use. This in turn increases the risk of Legionnaire’s disease which is a potentially very serious lung infection.

Should I be considering data protection if I want to test my staff for Covid-19 when they return to work?

June 9, 2020

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak has bought many changes to how our workplaces will operate now and in the future, in order to comply with government guidance and to keep people safe. Some employers will be looking at testing their employees for Covid-19 when they return to work, but many will not have considered data protection laws.