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Briefing quick find:

Test and Trace – are you entitled to sick pay?

The government has launched the long-awaited test and trace service today, 28 May 2020. This service allows anyone who has symptoms of coronavirus to be tested and if positive the individual and their household members must self-isolate, together with anyone…

Employment law podcast – returning to work

Our Head of Employment, Sejal Raja hosts a podcast to explain the legal issues that employers need to be aware of when considering a return to work during the Covid-19 pandemic. This podcast explains CIPD and government guidance and guidelines,…

Podcast – redundancy process

In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, employers may need to consider redundancy and/or re-organisation within their business. Our Head of Employment, Sejal Raja explains the redundancy process and the procedures to follow in a podcast, accessible by registering here.     …

Are referees employees? The appeal 

Here is something a bit different from the recent Covid-19 news, but significant for those advising on employment status, particularly IR35. In 2018, I wrote about the First-Tier Tax Tribunal’s decision to determine a specific group of referees as self-employed…

Business as usual after lock down?

Boris Johnson has announced that he will set out a “comprehensive plan” on how to restart the economy in his “roadmap” which will be shared on Sunday. This is good news, however sketchy details suggest that businesses will have to…