Tag Archive: COVID-19

Living with Covid

Living with COVID – what are the employment implications?

On 21 February, the Prime Minister set out the Government’s strategy for living with COVID-19View Article

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Is dismissal for staying away from work due to COVID concerns automatically unfair?

In the first case of which we are aware, an Employment Tribunal (ET) has consideredView Article

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Automatic unfair dismissal
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Can we dismiss an employee for refusing to wear a face covering?

In the first case that we are aware of on this issue, an Employment TribunalView Article

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Rapid workplace testing programme expanded

On 7 February, the Government announced a drive to increase workplace testing in sectors openView Article

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Workplace testing

Extension of Furlough scheme announced

The Government announced on 5 November 2020 that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS, orView Article

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Coronavirus – absence, self-isolation and pay

If an employee is not able to attend work due to symptoms of Coronavirus orView Article

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Holiday and furlough – what do employers need to know?

One of the issues that has been unclear surrounding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)View Article

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Disciplinary and grievance procedures during Coronavirus

ACAS have published guidance on disciplinary and grievance procedures during the Coronavirus pandemic.  The guidanceView Article

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April 2020

Changes to employment law in April: what do employers need to know?

Issues relating to Coronavirus are high on the agenda for most employers at the moment,View Article

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How does the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme work?

On 29 May, the Chancellor announced changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme that apply from 1View Article

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