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|

Redundancies – do’s and don’ts

With news this month that the number of people being made redundant in the UK has soared to a record high, amid the second coronavirus wave, there is every indication that the trend resulting from the pandemic will continue for the foreseeable future.

2020-12-18T08:50:51+00:0018 December 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|

Redundancy Selection Exercises

With so many businesses regrettably looking to make reductions in their workforce as a result of the pandemic, a recently reported case provides a timely reminder of the key principles to follow in a redundancy situation.

2020-07-31T15:05:53+01:0020 July 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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