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31 March 2020
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been introduced by the Government as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme introduces the concept of furlough leave and provides for employers to recover a proportion of pay from HMRC. What does the reimbursement cover? Employers can claim up to the lower of 80% of usual monthly wage costs or £2,500 per employee, plus the associated employer national insurance contributions and minimum auto-enrolment employer pension contribution. What employees are covered? The scheme covers the following individuals, provided that they were on the employers' PAYE payroll on 28 February 2020, regardless of their…

27 March 2020
We have put together a 5-part series of blogs in which we will explore the basics and fundamentals of employment law. Today’s focus is settlement agreements. It is critical for all HR officials and businesses to have a sound foundation in employment law so as to limit risk and avoid disputes …so let’s get the basics right! Settlement Agreements – the basics you need to know In this part of blog, we will focus on the statutory requirements that must be satisfied in relation to a settlement agreement, including the requirement for independent legal advice and what this means. For…

13 March 2020
We won’t let Coronavirus beat us! Our next Partners Employment Lawyers Afternoon Update will take place as an interactive webinar *COVID-19 cases at work, Mental Health, Stress and Suicide* - Thursday 30th April 2020 * Boris Johnson recently confirmed, it is business as usual for now but as the outbreak of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) expands in the United Kingdom, we are holding our next event online as an interactive webinar! We won’t let Coronavirus beat us! * Discussion areas include Senior manager dismissed for refusing to allow his team to travel to an international event. Employee…

09 March 2020
We have put together a 5-part series of blogs in which we will explore the basics and fundamentals of employment law. Today’s focus is Section 1 statements. It is critical for all HR officials and businesses to have a sound foundation in employment law so as to limit risk and avoid disputes …so let’s get the basics right! Section 1 statement of particulars of employment – the basics you need to know In this part of blog, we will focus on the written statement of certain particulars of employment to be provided to employees (and, from 6 April 2020, workers…

04 March 2020
The Employment Tribunal award limits are set to increase on 6th April 2020. Maximum amount of “a week’s pay” for the purpose of calculating a redundancy payment or for various awards including the basic or additional award of compensation for unfair dismissal has increase from £525 to £538 Limit on amount of compensatory award for unfair dismissal has been increased from £86,444 to £88,519 For more information on the other increases CLICK HERE

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