Returning to the workplace

The Talent in Logistics team caught up with Mike Hayward, Partner and Head of our Crime, Transport and Regulatory team and Maria Gallucci, Partner and Employment Solicitor, about the duty of employers to review their policies and procedures during these unprecedented times, the rules around Annual Leave in 2020/21, Data Privacy for Covid-19 Employee Testing […]

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Notice pay during Furlough leave

What notice pay is an employee entitled to receive during their notice period if they are given notice of dismissal but remain on furlough leave during their notice period? The answer depends on whether under the employee’s contract of employment they are entitled to statutory notice only, or at least a week more than statutory […]

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Key dates for changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

We provide the important dates to note since the announcement on reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme last week. 10 June 2020: This will be the last day that employers can place employees on furlough. 12 June: Further guidance on flexible furlough and calculation of claims under the flexible scheme will be published. 30 […]

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Here to help

Whatever your business, you will be implementing measures to ensure your workplace meets the Covid-19 requirements. It has always been a legal requirement to ensure the health and saftey of your staff and visitors. In light of the need to take additional steps to ensure your premises and work practices are Covid-secure, guidelines were released […]

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Are you feeling Covid-secure?

We heard the PM’s speech on Sunday night and the daily briefing on Monday but what is the current guidance for a gradual return to the work place? Below are the guidelines released on the 11th May referring to 8 work place types and what employers should seek to do to achieve what is being […]

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The latest update on Furlough leave

1. HMRC told a Parliamentary Select Committee that the online portal will open on 20 April, with the first reimbursements made on 30 April. 2. The eligibility date has been extended from 28 February 2020 to 19 March 2020– the day before the scheme was announced. This allows employers to claim for furloughed employees that […]

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