Could a failure to furlough make a redundancy unfair? This question has been on our lips for some time but, with a huge backlog in the employment tribunal system, we are seeing long delays before many of the pandemic-related claims are heard.
Changes to requirement to isolate & daily contact testing scheme now open
One of the silver linings of the terrible COVID-19 pandemic has perhaps been the dramatic shift in attitudes to how and where people can work.
As pandemic restrictions across the globe start to ease, business travel is once again on the horizon albeit many companies are less likely to resume former levels of frequent travel.
Mention the words “service provision change” and the spectre of TUPE hovers in front of you.
‘Freedom day’ is here - 19 July marks the lifting of many restrictions, in England, at least.
Until recently automatic unfair dismissal claims arising from concerns about health and safety were regarded as a bit ‘niche’.
You will have undoubtedly seen in the press recently that the government is introducing a mandatory vaccination requirement, which will apply to all English care homes registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The dismissal and re-engagement on new terms of hundreds of British Gas engineers made the headlines last month.
With a background in City of London law firms, we are delighted to welcome Angharad Birch to our team.