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July 9, 2020

The Chancellor today set out the next steps in the UK Government’s strategy to secure the country's economic recovery from coronavirus. Below are the key measures:

Furlough Scheme

UK Employers will receive a one-off bonus of £1,000 for each furloughed employee who is sti...

June 1, 2020

What are your plans for adapting your workforce post COVID-19 ?
As lock down is easing, how will you resume your economic activity? What will be your needs in the coming months in terms of workforce? Many of you will be forced to take measures to make savings. Part-tim...

May 14, 2020

On 12 May 2020, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out a brief update in Parliament on the future of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The scheme was set up on 26 March and supports employers by paying 80% of a furloughed worker’s pay up to a cap of £2,500 per month.

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April 10, 2020

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the Ministry of Justice is looking at changing requirements for witnessing wills. At present (and since 1837) a will must be signed by 2 independent witnesses.

To 'deformalise' the signing of wills in the current self-distancing situation,...

April 10, 2020

From 6th April 2020, changes in Employment Law have taken place. The main changes fall into three categories:

  1. Employees will have a right to a written statement of terms and conditions of employment from day 1 of their employment (instead of a written statement prov...

March 30, 2020

The Government has now published further guidance on the application of its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme

This article provides...

February 27, 2020

From 6 April 2020 there is a new statutory requirement for employers.

Statements of employment (usually the employment contract containing certain prescribed information) will have to be given from day one to all employees and a similar statement to be given to workers....

February 4, 2020

A brief note on what law applies in the Uk from exit day

July 15, 2019

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Issue July 2019

SPECIAL EDITION ON IR35 AND EMPLOYMENT STATUS


Your guide on and how to prepare for the IR35 reforms

The tax law reforms to be implemented from 6th April 2020 will have a huge implication for employers in the private sector....

July 6, 2019

The Supreme Court has, for the first time ever, considered the extent to which words can be deleted from a restrictive covenant, while keeping the rest of it intact and enforceable. The Supreme Court's decision on 3rd July 2019 in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, is a great...

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