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Employment law changes: What’s coming up?

As part of the Good Work Plan, a number of changes to employment legislation will take effect from April 2020 and beyond.

Ingrid McGhee
Ingrid McGhee Partner
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: New details of scheme announced

On 20 March 2020 the Government, announced a raft of rescue measures for UK businesses, collectively referred to as the Coronavirus Job Retention…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

COVID-19 and homeworking – what are your responsibilities as an employer?

What are some of the legal responsibilities that employers have to consider whilst requesting their employees to work from home temporarily during the…

Adele Shortman
Adele Shortman Principal Associate

The Coronavirus Act 2020: What employers need to know

Emergency legislation has been rushed onto the statute books in an attempt to bolster the UK’s response to the extensive challenges posed by…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

Furlough leave – What we know so far

On Friday 20 March 2020, the Chancellor announced a historic package aimed at further helping employers in times of unparalleled economic uncertainty

Nick Newman
Nick Newman Principal Associate

UK school closures and its impact on independent schools

The widely anticipated announcement yesterday by the Government regarding school closures in England brought an end to the speculation of when schools…

Women at work – an employment lawyer’s view

What are the barriers to women succeeding equally at work? Employment lawyer, Louise Singh, looks at some of the challenges that women face in the…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Coronavirus – 10 things employers need to know

With the escalating spread of coronavirus the Government has stated that up to one fifth of the UK’s workforce may be off sick during the peak of the…

Steven Harte
Steven Harte Associate

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