One of the many difficulties encountered by employers during the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has been the day-to-day management of a remote workforce in circumstances where the norm is no longer normal. However, businesses must
Alongside lengthy supermarket queues, handwashing, deep cleaning and Furlough, homeworking has been one of the defining features of the Covid-19 lockdown. The most recent ONS statistics on homeworking (2019, yet published at the very start
The Government’s recent announcement that employees who cannot work from home should return to work has given rise to more questions than answers. Without specific legislation in place, employers, HR professionals and their advisers need to turn to existing legislative and contractual principles for answers. In brief, where an employer is keen and able to reopen its business, we have here some steps to take to protect yourself and employees.
As of 05.30 am this morning (20 April 2020) employers are able to make claims on HMRC’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’s Portal. It is reportedly fairly easy to use the portal, although heavy traffic could be expected.
Within a few days of publishing our Furlough Letter Template, the Government has made some changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and HMRC have confirmed that they will be accepting claims from next Monday,
ContractStore has collated five employment policies into a single document for you to download. The Employment Policies Collection contains the following : E-mail and Internet policy Travel Expenses policy Health & Safety policy Equal Opportunities
Despite the workplace often being a safe environment for all employees, sometimes bullying can arise. If you do fall victim to a case of workplace bullying, there are plenty of ways to take action. Unfortunately it does happen, so it’s best to be knowledgeable on the subject.
The latest updates in employment law for November 2017, covering Uber’s ‘gig economy’ case, IT policies, fairness for part-timers, and more.
Employment law updates from Moore Blatch for October 2016 – The Duty to Act in Good Faith, Changes to the National Minimum Wage, and how Brexit is affecting employer optimism.
The latest update from Moore Blatch is out now: What’s to Come in 2016 Childcare Vouchers Confusion CBI Urges Government to Lift Visa Restrictions Monitoring Personal Emails at Work How Divorce Affects the Workplace Employment Law Update February