Furlough Fraud – First Arrest Reported

Furlough Fraud – First Arrest Reported

Furlough-specific directors’ liabilities are in the spotlight as news of thousands of cases of suspected furlough fraud come to light. With the Furlough scheme winding down and lockdown measures being eased, HMRC has announced plans

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Covid-19 Return to Work – More Questions than Answers for Employers

Covid-19 Return to Work – More Questions than Answers for Employers

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.

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Furlough Scheme Update

Furlough Scheme Update

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,

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Employment Policies Collection just published

Employment Policies Collection just published

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

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A Guide to Workplace Bullying

A Guide to Workplace Bullying

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.

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