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New COVID-19 ‘cautious and irreversible’ roadmap announced

United Kingdom - February 22 2021 The Prime Minister has now outlined his “cautious and irreversible” roadmap out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The roadmap applies to England only.…

Stale equality training will not provide employers with a defence to discrimination claims

United Kingdom - February 9 2021 In the case of Allay (UK) Limited v Gehlen, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently reinforced the importance of up-to-date equality…

Brexit: Trade deal implications for UK Employment Law

European Union, United Kingdom - January 11 2021 The most immediate impact for employers of the expiry of the Brexit transition period is the end of freedom of movement which has significant…

Coronavirus: 2021 - Key information for employers as 2021 begins

United Kingdom - January 5 2021 January 2021: The start of a new year; a year which was hoped by so many to be the start of a return to business as normal. However, in recent weeks…

CJRS extended to end of April 2021 with no change to employer contribution levels

United Kingdom - December 17 2020 In a surprise announcement the Government has today (17 December) made a further extension to the CJRS furlough scheme, extending it to the end of…

Coronavirus: Tiers, travel and Christmas bubbles - the latest COVID-19 developments impacting on employers

United Kingdom - November 26 2020 On 23 November 2020, the Prime Minster announced that England’s second national lockdown would come to an end on 2 December 2020 and that, on this…

Coronavirus: Updated guidance for employers on the extended CJRS impacts on notices of termination

United Kingdom - November 11 2020 As promised in its policy paper of 5 November 2020, the government duly published updated guidance yesterday on the terms of its extension to the…

Coronavirus: CJRS extended until end March 2021

United Kingdom - November 5 2020 The Chancellor has today announced to the House of Commons that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended until the end of March…

Coronavirus: JSS guidance (finally) published

United Kingdom - October 30 2020 On Saturday 31 October 2020, the Prime Minister announced that the UK will enter into a second national lockdown with effect from Thursday 5 November…

Changes to Job Support Scheme announced

United Kingdom - October 22 2020 The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced changes to the Job Support Scheme, which will replace the CJRS furlough scheme with effect from 1…