Coronavirus: Legal News Updates for Employers
EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE
We will post regular articles here, soundbites, suggestions, legal news and helpful information for employers that you will find valuable during the COVID-19 outbreak.
You don't have to trawl through all the news websites so make sense of it all, at Lawson-West we provide a quick summary and snapshot to help you follow the key employment news items and their implications on a regular basis.
Omicron - Plan B restrictions to end next week! [19 Jan 2022]
Reduced Sick Pay for Unvaccinated Staff [12 Jan 2022]
Omicron & Plan B - Employer Considerations for Employees and Workplaces [10 Dec 2021]
This week is Anti-Bullying Week - One Kind Word [16 Nov 2021]
Let’s Discuss Men’s Mental Health [16 Nov 2021]
Leicester: Mother of Down’s syndrome child wins constructive unfair dismissal case [2 Nov 2021]
Halloween Horror Stories Employment Law: an accountancy employer fails to communicate their new Hybrid Working policy [29 Oct 2021]
End of Furlough - managing the transition and avoiding redundancies [15 Sep 2021]
Furlough as an alternative to Redundancy? New Tribunal case clarifies employers' options [2 Sep 2021]
Trends: The Top 5 Employment Law Claims [6 Aug 2021]
Employment Contracts: Enforcing Restrictive Covenants [26 July 2021]
NEW! Going Back to Work on 19th July - What Will It Be Like? [16 July 2021]
- Immigration: Have employees missed the EU Settlement Scheme deadline of 30 June? [12 July]
See our 'Coronavirus Business Impact Survey' survey results here [Dec 2020]
- Pregnancy and returning to the workplace [7 Sep 2020]
- From October employers will struggle to pay their staff - Are redundancies inevitable? [18 Aug]
- Government's latest updates on Flexible Furlough Scheme, (CJRS) [14 Aug]
- Return to work childcare issues - 7 Steps for Employers [30 July]
- Smaller Businesses - New ERDF Funding and Kickstart goverment programmes [30 Jul]
- 14-Day Travel Quarantine Period - Who Pays Employers or Employees? [30 July]
- Redundancy: 3 Mistakes Employers Make [14 Jul]
- Government introduces 1-metre rule and shielding restrictions eased [23 Jun]
- Is Your Commercial Office Now a Waste of Space? [12 Jun]
- Redundancies or Flexible Furlough Scheme? That is the Question [9 Jun]
Coronavirus Sick Pay Rebate Scheme [22 May]
- Webinar Speaker Slides - In April 2020, during the Coronavirus outbreak, Vaishali Thakerar was a guest speaker at a RICS webinar speaking to 260 delegates about Covid-19 employment law implications in the workplace. Click here to see the story and a copy of the helpful slides from the webinar.
- New ! 11 Government Business Support Schemes - What Support Is Available to My Business, and How Do I Access It?
Learn more about each scheme in this easy to read PDF document and summary chart...[3 April 2020]
- What is Furlough Leave? [24 March]
- How to make a claim for Furlough Leave payments from HMRC under the Job Retention Scheme [29 April]
- Employment FAQs [25 March]
Helpful Questions and Answers to help employers regarding the implications of this week's Coronavirus employment changes.
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