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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,…

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…

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.     …

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…

Changes to UK employment law from April 2020

There has been much discussion around furlough, redundancies and varying terms and conditions of employment recently, but there are also a number of other important employment law changes which come into force today, 6th April 2020, summarised below. New employees and…

Covid-19 – Support available for UK businesses

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing untold economic damage worldwide and is wreaking havoc on virtually every industry sector. Across the globe, governments have devised financial rescue and support packages in an effort mitigate to the economic damage and bolster businesses. This…