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Employment Law Update – July 2021

In this update we will be discussing: Workplace considerations in relation to the end of Coronavirus restrictions in England; ACAS Guidance on Hybrid Working; Potential new rules in relation to...
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Judge Refuses Angelina Jolie’s Evidence In Custody Proceedings With Brad Pitt

It has been reported that actress Angelina Jolie has criticised the judge handling her custody dispute with husband, Brad Pritt, regarding their five children aged, 17, 16, 14 and 12....
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Long COVID: is it a disability and what do employers need to know?

It was announced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) earlier this year that an estimated 1 in 10 people who have had COVID-19 continue to experience symptoms...
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Are your employees going back to the office? Home working considerations for employers

Many employees have been working primarily from home since last March.  Currently, people who can work from home are still advised to do so.  However, that is likely to change...
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Coronavirus Update for Employers – April 2021

A. Updates and reminders regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) The Government extended the CJRS as part of the Spring Budget. New guidance has now been issued by the...
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IR35 and Off Payroll Working: What’s Next?

Preparation and changes from 6 April 2021 From 6 April 2021 the Government has made changes to the IR35 tax regime, designed to prevent tax-avoidance of contractors by the use...
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Employment Law changes for April 2021

April is a busy month for employment law changes and updates.  We have set out below the main changes that employers ought to be familiar with ahead of 1 April....
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Spring 2021 Budget – Key announcements for employers

On Wednesday 3rd March 2021, Rishi Sunak announced his eagerly awaited Budget.  Generally, the Budget has continued the Government's message that it is aiming to protect the "jobs and livelihoods"...
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Uber BV v Aslam: Supreme Court rules that Uber drivers are “workers”

On Friday 19 February 2021, the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by the appellants (three companies, together known as “Uber”) in this case, holding that its drivers were workers and...
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Can an employer require an employee to take a COVID-19 vaccination? – February 2021

There is no legal provision which permits an employer to require an employee to take one of the COVID-19 vaccines. However, one employer has already publicly announced that he intends...
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Moratorium Debts and Rent Arrears – February 2021

Moratorium Debts and Rent Arrears The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 is coming into force on 4 May 2021....
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Fact Sheet – Right to work issues after Brexit

General Position on the right to work in the UK for EU Citizens after 31 December 2020 1. EEA and Swiss citizens residing in the UK by 31 December 2020...