Unfair dismissals during the pandemic

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.

2021-08-18T09:30:45+01:0018 August 2021|News|

The New Tier System

The second national lockdown was lifted on 2 December and employers will continue to grapple with a range of challenges, including the implications of the tier system and what this means for deployment of staff over the coming months.

2020-12-18T09:13:27+00:007 December 2020|News|

Latest on Furlough

The furlough updates continue to come thick and fast this month and, although we had expected the demise of the scheme on 31 October, the support available to employers has actually increased. There are also some significant changes to note.

2020-11-17T13:39:22+00:0016 November 2020|News|

The Lockdown Job Support Scheme

Having recently announced details of the ‘successor’ to the furlough scheme the Treasury has now unveiled additional support for employers who are required to shut their businesses “for some period over winter as part of local or national restrictions.” 

2020-10-16T14:15:58+01:0015 October 2020|News|

Job Support Scheme

As the furlough scheme comes to an end, you’ll no doubt have seen that the Chancellor is introducing a new Job Support Scheme which comes into effect from 1 November 2020.

2020-10-01T09:51:41+01:001 October 2020|News|

Furlough Update

Nearly 25% of all UK employees have been furloughed, according to HMRC. With ‘lockdown’ being slowly lifted but pessimistic outlooks for the economy, the winding-up of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is set to conclude in October

2020-06-01T10:18:31+01:001 June 2020|News|
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