Employment Law Updates & Latest News From Employment Law Services (ELS) LTD

COVID Passes Become Compulsory in Wales

Oct 11, 2021 In a controversial vote in the Welsh Parliament on Tuesday 5 October 2021, the Labour-led Welsh government voted to introduce compulsory COVID passes for individuals attending

Consultation on Flexible Working Announced

Oct 08, 2021 The UK Government announced its plans to make the right to request flexible working a day one right and has published its proposals to reform the existing flexible working leg

All Reasonable Steps Defence in Discrimination Claims – A Stark Warning for Employers

Oct 02, 2021 The harassment case of Allay (UK) Ltd v Mr S Gehlen is a stark warning for employers relying solely on internal policies and staff training that is rarely updated or rolled ou

The Risks of a No Jab, No Job Approach

Sep 26, 2021 There is currently no legislation that allows employers outside of the regulated care home sector in England to impose mandatory vaccination without an employee’s

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