Exploring the world of flexible furloughing

Since our last post on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Government has fleshed out the details of how the Scheme will operate from July onwards.  This blog will dive […]

Furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme explained

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is part of the UK Government’s corona virus (covid-19) economic response. It aims to help businesses keep their employees by offering financial help to cover […]

Returning to work: what employers should know

The Government announced on the 10th May that employees which cannot work home should be encouraged to return to work. Consequently, a new set of guidelines have been issued to […]

5 questions on employee health and safety whilst WFH

Many employees are working from home now, but not everybody has an appropriate work station or home office. In a place of work, it’s the employer’s responsibility to ensure employee […]

Big immigration changes to come in January 2021

The information contained in this blog is for general information only and does not constitute or purport to be comprehensive legal advice. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure […]

What does the new Budget mean for small businesses?

On 11th March 2020, the Government announced its new Budget for the UK. The Budget contained important changes which could affect small businesses, including relief for the coronavirus outbreak and […]

How will coronavirus affect employers and businesses?

Please note the information contained within this blog is correct at the time of writing and is subject to change. Any quoted figures may have changed since publication. Consult a […]

The laws surrounding on-premises security guards

For legal and practical purposes, a security guard is simply a civilian like anybody else. In fact, a more accurate term for their job might be “watch person” because a […]

Love, marriage, baby carriage (and a flexible working request)

So I recently returned to work after a year of maternity leave. I birthed, I fed, I burped, I cleaned spit-up, I played ‘peek-a-boo’ until I was blue in the […]

Jack’s Law: New Parental Bereavement Leave to come into force from April 2020

Employment Law from Rocket Lawyer

Bereavement, grief and loss can cause many different symptoms and they affect people in different ways. There’s no right or wrong way to feel. There is no easy way of […]

Workplace Eye Health

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The majority of employees these days spend most of their time looking at displays, such as laptops, desktop computers, tablets or smartphones to do their job. A 2018 study showed […]

Big changes to IR35 and the contractor industry set to come in for April 2020

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A brief history of the Intermediary Legislation In 1999 as part of Gordon Brown’s fiscal budget during his tenure as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the government announced and introduced […]