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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UK Announces Sick Pay Reimbursement for SMEs

UK Announces Sick Pay Reimbursement for SMEs

The Chancellor has announced plans in the March 2020 budget that the government will reimburse small employers (meaning those with less than 250 employees) for statutory sick pay paid out to employees for the first 14 days of sickness.

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GDPR Guidance – Prepare Yourself for the New Regulations

GDPR Guidance – Prepare Yourself for the New Regulations

The GDPR is new legislation coming to the UK in May, which will affect everyone who stores data about people. So if you have an email list, or details of customers who placed an order, you need to be getting in place a new Data Protection Policy amongst other things. Here is our easy guide to make sure you are up to date.

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Employment Law Update August 2015

The latest from Moore Blatch includes: The government’s Trade Union Bill, set to make it harder to start strike action Justice Committee inquiry into legal fees and access to justice Consultation open on the Gender Pay Gap

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