Brexit: Implications & Considerations for UK Employers

Brexit: Implications & Considerations for UK Employers

The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020 and with a UK-EU trade deal having been agreed just days ago, we look at the implications and considerations of Brexit for UK employers. The United Kingdom officially left the EU on 31 January 2020 and the transition period, during which time the UK was treated for most

Employment Law Review – What Changed in 2020 & What to Expect in 2021

As this remarkable year draws to an end, we look back at the various changes to UK employment law during 2020 and look forward to the changes to UK employment law we can expect in 2021. Reflecting on the Events of 2020 On 23 March 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnston announced unprecedented restrictions and a

A New Year, a New Name

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We are delighted to announce that we have changed our name from EmployEasily Legal Services LTD to Employment Law Services (ELS) LTD effective 23 December 2020. Our multi-award-winning business has undergone a significant transformation since it was founded in December 2008 and we believe our name change more accurately reflects our position as specialists in employment law

Exceptions to the New Travel Restrictions in Scotland

Exceptions to the New Travel Restrictions in Scotland

Yesterday’s announcement on changes to Scotland’s tiered lockdown restrictions, which saw several areas move up into higher tiers, introduced new travel restrictions, but what are the exceptions? Yesterday we confirmed the new COVID-19 restrictions announced by the First Minister including the new restrictions on travel, which means that people living in Level 3 or Level 4 areas must not travel

Latest Restrictions Contain A Sting in the Tail for Scottish Employers

Latest Restrictions Contain A Sting in the Tail for Scottish Employers

The main headlines from the Scottish First Minister’s announcement in Holyrood is that 11 local authority areas have been moved to the strictest Level 4 COVID-19 Restrictions, but the devil in the detail will have serious implications for many Employers who are not required to close. At about 20 minutes into her announcement to the Scottish