Is Employee’s Written Agreement to be Furloughed Required

On 17 April 2020, we highlighted that the latest government guidance made clear that, in addition to written confirmation by an employer, the employee’s agreement to be furloughed must also be recorded in writing in order to be eligible to claim under the CJRS and that it would not be sufficient to rely on implied

UK COVID-19 Lockdown Extended

UK COVID-19 Lockdown Extended

At the daily No 10 briefing, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab confirmed that Lockdown restrictions in the UK will continue for “at least” another three weeks Mr Raab went on to say a review had concluded relaxing the measures would risk harming public health and the economy. The extension of the UK lockdown will have both immediate

Free Employment Law Advice for COVID-19 Issues

Get your COVID-19 related Employment Law and HR Questions answered for FREE by a reliable and trusted Employment Law Specialist. Are you struggling to keep up with the rapidly changing information on the the myriad of issues the COVID-19 crisis has created, such as managing self-isolating and shielding employees, sick pay obligations, furloughing employees and

What UK Employers Need to Know About the Good Work Plan

SME Employer Toolkit

The ‘Good Work Plan’ was published on 17 December 2018 and contains a number of small, discreet changes to workplace rights.  Some aspects have already been implemented but most are awaiting further government action.   To help UK Employers prepare, we summarise below the key aspects of the Good Work Plan that will come into effect from 6 April 2020.