2021 the end of Furlough?

In the Budget the government clarified the regulations for hopefully the final phase of the furlough scheme The Government’s contribution to employees’ wages remains at 80% for hours not worked up to a cap of £2,500 a month but only to the end of June 2021. Employers...

UBER JUDGEMENT

You may have read by now that Uber have lost its appeal to the supreme court. The court found that its drivers are not subcontractors, but workers. In a 43 page judgement the court found against Uber by determining it is not what the written contract says but what is...

Why you need a home working policy

It is now clear that some form of home working will continue to feature once lock down restrictions have been lifted. Currently government advice remains work from home from home if you can. Companies introduced home working at speed at the onset of the pandemic to...

Why you shouldn’t go to a tribunal hearing

Most of you will have read or heard about the story in the Feb 1st Times about employment tribunals. I cant comment on their views of employment law judges but there are several points of interest to anyone facing a claim There are terrific delays in the system...

Can my employer make me have the jab

Can staff be forced to have a Covid vaccination? This not my work but something I read from an employment lawyer. I believe it lays out the current issues around this matter very well. This is a moving story and may become clearer as more people are in line for the...