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?

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

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

Dec 28, 2020 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 expec

Exceptions to the New Travel Restrictions in Scotland

Nov 18, 2020 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

Latest Restrictions Contain A Sting in the Tail for Scottish Employers

Nov 17, 2020 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 Restriction

New Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Confirmed

Nov 17, 2020 New COVID-19 Restrictions for Scotland have this afternoon been confirmed by Holyrood. 11 local authority areas have been moved to Level 4 restrictions, 2 have moved down to

Strict Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Imminent

Nov 17, 2020 Businesses across the Central Belt of Scotland are bracing themselves ahead of today’s announcement from the leader of the Scottish administration, Nicola Sturgeon, when it