Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme FAQs

When can you furlough a member of staff? The earliest date is 1 March 2020 and the employee must have...

COVID-19 FAQs (updated 24/3/20)

The situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving. The following advice applies to the most common questions we have received...

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

On Friday 20 March, as part of the government’s daily coronavirus update, the chancellor announced the introduction of a Coronavirus...

Is your employment contract ready for the April changes?

Several changes in employment law come into force this April. In addition to the changes to employment contracts, there is...

COVID-19 (coronavirus) update

Here is the latest advice issued by ACAS regarding coronavirus for employers and employees (shared from the ACAS website). In...

Coronavirus advice for UK employers

The following is a summary of guidance recently issued by the CIPD regarding the coronavirus disease, officially known as COVID-19,...

What to watch for in 2020

Contracts must be issued on day one of employment (or before)The government’s response to the Taylor Review of modern working...

Cases to watch in 2020

Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for the purposes of paying the minimum wage?In Royal Mencap Society vs Tomlinson-Blake;...

Forbes vs LHR Airport Ltd (2019) IRLR 890 EAT

SummaryOn the specific facts of this case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer was not vicariously liable for...

Dewhurst (and others) vs Revisecatch and City Sprint UK Ltd ET/220251/2016

SummaryAlthough this is an Employment Tribunal case, so not binding in the same way that an Employment Appeal Tribunal or...