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Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme Guidance Published

Emily Yeardley
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Following on from yesterday’s blog  confirming the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until 31 March 2021, the Guidance  is now available. In addition to the key points and changes identified in our ...

Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme Extended to March 2021

Emily Yeardley
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The Chancellor announced an extension to the availability of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to 31 March 2021. The reason for the extension is based on evidence of the economic effects of COVID-19 on business lasting longer than the duration of the restrictions.

Disability discrimination - motivation must be considered

Emily Yeardley
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The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Robinson v DWP   has clarified what an employee will need to show to succeed in a claim for discrimination arising from disability. The Court of Appeal decision means that tribunals must look at the...

Paranoid delusions - disability under the Equality Act 2010

Emily Yeardley
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In Sullivan v Bury Street Capital Limited [2020] UKEAT/0317/19/BA, the Employment Tribunal has accepted that a Claimant had paranoid delusions for a certain period, but found that those delusions were not expected to have a substantial and long term...

Who is Trading Standards?

Mark Ridley
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The UK public, when encountering a commercial dispute, often think that Trading Standards will be a lifeline for their claim and make the process quicker and easier. But is this accurate and who are Trading Standards? In reality what can they do? Trading...

Settlement Agreements for furloughed / redundant employees

Emily Yeardley
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With all the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and increasing unemployment rates, being told that your employment is ending will undoubtedly be a distressing and worrying time. Some employers are offering Settlement Agreements (a legally binding agreeing...

Statutory redundancy payments for furloughed employees

Emily Yeardley
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Statutory redundancy payments (what the law says an employee is entitled to be paid if they have been continuously employed for 2 years and are made redundant) are calculated based on an employee’s length of service, their age and a...

Entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay during self-isolation for Covid-19 amended

Emily Yeardley
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Update correct as at 6 August 2020 The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) (No.5) Regulations 2020 came into force on 5 August 2020. They extend the entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay from 7 to 10 days where an individual self-isolates...

Employment Appeal Tribunal - It's not all about the money!

Emily Yeardley
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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that employees can pursue an unfair dismissal claim even though no compensation may be awarded, provided the claim has a reasonable prospect of success. In Evans v London Borough of Brent ,  Dr Evans...

Gas safety and evictions: a welcomed decision for landlords

Danielle Dyer
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Landlords will be pleased to hear that not serving a gas safety certificate before a tenant goes into occupation at a property is no longer fatal to their chances of serving a valid section 21 notice to evict the tenant. The decision of Caridon Property...

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