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Industrial action: Repeal of laws preventing employers from hiring temporary workers during strike action now in force

United Kingdom - July 28 2022 On 15 July we reported that the Government had laid legislation before parliament to enable employment businesses to supply temporary workers to plug…

Nick Chronias

Job Support Scheme - Chancellor announces increases in the financial support for employers

United Kingdom - October 22 2020 In our alert on 25 September we set out an outline of the Government’s new Job Support Scheme (JSS Open) to support “viable” jobs in business who are…

Joanne Bell

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is changing - Flexible Furloughing

United Kingdom - June 1 2020 Further details on the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) were issued on 29 May 2020. From 1 July 2020, employers can bring…

Joanne Bell

Temperature testing in the workplace

United Kingdom - May 20 2020 Many employers are implementing some form of testing regime for its employees as part of their ‘COVID-secure’ return to work plans. In our latest…

James Rhodes, Khurram Shamsee

Furloughed employees - businesses will help businesses by paying up to 80% of workers’ wages

United Kingdom - March 23 2020 On 20 March 2020 the Government announced a scheme to provide all businesses with wages for employees who are furloughed. HM Revenue and Customs…

Louise Bloomfield