Mandatory Vaccines & Vaccine Passports: A Winter of COVID Discontent?

Sep 15, 2021 Covid-19 has created many challenges but one of the most contentious is the introduction of mandatory vaccines for Care Workers in England and vaccine passports in Scotland.

Employee entitled to full commission that had been deferred during furlough (ET)

Aug 24, 2021 In a commission arrangement where an employer has any form of discretion, an employee has the right for that discretion to be exercised rationally and in good faith.

Legal Implications on Returning to Offices as Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Jul 13, 2021 As lockdown restrictions continues to ease across the UK, we consider the legal implications for employers on workers returning to offices and the steps they should be taking

Employers Must Pay More Towards Furloughed Staff from 1 July 2021

Jun 30, 2021 Until 30 June 2021, the UK government will continue contributing 80% of an employee’s wages for furloughed employees, capped at £2,500, but from 1 July this contribution wi

Implications for Employers Due to the Delay in the Easing of Lockdown Restrictions

Jun 16, 2021 The long-awaited exit from lockdown has been delayed, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson warning a spike in cases of the Delta (Indian) variant could lead to a surge in hospita

Redundancy – Getting it Right For Employers

Jun 07, 2021 On 26 May 2021, Kemi Badenoch MP, the Minister for Equalities, made a statement outlining that the gendered impact of the pandemic has not been clear cut.  In summary, t

Employers – Avoid an Own Goal During This Summer’s UEFA Euro Tournament

May 31, 2021 The rescheduled UEFA Euro 2020 tournament kicks off in Rome on Friday 11 June 2021 and runs through to Sunday 11 July and many Employers may be faced with staff looking to wat

Employment Law Changes in April 2021

Apr 05, 2021 From 1st April 2021, national minimum wage rates increased but April sees a number of further changes to Employment Laws from 4 April 2021.

New National Minimum Wage Rates From Today

Apr 01, 2021 From 1st April 2021, national minimum wage rates increase and the National Living Wage age threshold reduces.

Uber to Pay Drivers Minimum Wage, Holiday Pay & Pensions

Mar 17, 2021 After losing it's lengthy Supreme Court battle just less than one month ago, Uber have announced it will give its 70,000 UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and