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

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Extended to 30 September 2021

Mar 06, 2021 In his Spring 2021 Budget, the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended for a further five months from May until the end of Septe

Can an employer require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Mar 02, 2021 In a recent survey 23% of employers said they plan to require staff to be vaccinated, but can employers impose a mandatory vaccination requirement on their employees?

Uber Loses Landmark Supreme Court Battle Over Workers Rights

Feb 20, 2021 Uber has lost its battle in the Supreme Court over drivers' rights - a decision that could have far-reaching implications for millions of people working in the gig econo

Guidance on the Extended (CJRS) Furlough Scheme

Jan 06, 2021 We have collated here the key information relating to the recently extended CJRS (furlough scheme) that is intended as general guidance. If you require specific legal advice,

Impact of Tougher COVID-19 Restrictions for Employers

Jan 04, 2021 Following today's announcements by the UK Government and Scottish Administration, we consider the workplace issues in connection with the increased COVID-19 restrictions, incl

England Introduces Tougher National Lockdown Restrictions

Jan 04, 2021 This evening Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation to confirm tougher lockdown restrictions will be introduced across England with effect from midnight 4 January 2

Scotland Introduce Even Tougher Lockdown Restrictions

Jan 04, 2021 In a statement to the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish First Minister has announced that effective from midnight 4 January 2021, Scotland will be subjected to even tougher lo