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UK legal protection for workers with long COVID

United Kingdom - September 14 2021 Most legal COVID-19 restrictions have now been lifted in Scotland, England and Wales. As a result, city centres and commuter routes are beginning to…

Changes to self-isolation rules in England and Scotland: what do they mean for employers?

United Kingdom - August 6 2021 It is a legal requirement for individuals to self-isolate if they test positive or are told to do so by NHS Test and Trace, regardless of their…

Changes to IR35 guidance

United Kingdom - March 22 2021 The new off-payroll working rules (IR35) will finally be coming into force from 6 April 2021. You can read more about these changes and what you need…

A lower threshold of the “cost-plus” approach is helpful for employers

United Kingdom - November 19 2020 Under the Equality Act 2010, a person is indirectly discriminated against if a provision, criterion or practice (PCP) is applied to them which puts…

Health and safety protections extended to gig economy workers

United Kingdom - November 19 2020 The Independent Workers Union (IWGB) of Great Britain has been successful in establishing a failure by the UK to transpose EU health and safety law…