The pace of updates on the Furlough Scheme shows no sign of slowing down and with the claims portal now open, new questions are coming in thick and fast. Here’s another round-up.
Believe it or not, since last week we’ve had two more updates in the guidance for the Job Retention Scheme. Some significant changes follow, including now allowing very new employees into the scheme.
You may remember our newsletter in early February setting out what we should expect in April. Little did we know just what was really in store for us all.
The Supreme Court’s decision that Morrisons is not vicariously liable for the employee’s actions is hugely welcome.
In another whistle-blowing case, we look at those who misuse their employers' confidential information – but what if they claim to be ‘whistle-blowers’ acting in the public interest?
A second case on vicarious liability to be overturned by the Supreme Court, this time relating to sexual misconduct by a medical practitioner.
Workers who are accused of criminal offences are, like everyone else, innocent until proven guilty – but what if keeping them on threatens to cause reputational damage to their employer?
This case is a salutary reminder to employers to take expert advice early on when considering its obligations towards those with disabilities.
Anyone who induces an employee to breach his or her contract is guilty of a civil wrong and can expect financial consequences.
With another update from the Government in the last few days, we have some further clarification on the furlough scheme for you.