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    News Category: Employment

    • 9 February 2021

      Brexit: Employing EU citizens in the UK Q&A

      Brexit ended freedom of movement between the UK and EU, with the UK introducing an immigration system meaning that businesses who want to recruit or employ a workforce from outside the UK, will need to ensure that their applicants meet certain requirements and have permission to work and live in the UK. Read more

    • 28 January 2021

      Data Protection issues when considering Private workplace COVID-19 testing

      Every year, January 28th is marked as International Data Privacy Day, a united effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy. In this article Employment and Data Protection Solicitor, Robert Hickford considers Data Protection issues when implementing Private workplace COVID-19 testing. Read more

    • 5 January 2021

      Lockdown 3: What if an Employee Cannot Work from Home?

      As the Government announced plans for a third National Lockdown throughout England, businesses will be reassessing their work from home procedures as several businesses will need to remain open.  Read more

    • 14 December 2020

      Brexit: Employing EU citizens in the UK

      The UK is on course to leave the EU single market at the end of the year, which means the end of free movement of people too. Despite this, the Government has stated its commitment to protecting the rights of EU nationals and their family members who want to remain in the UK after Brexit. Read more

    • 11 December 2020

      Zero-hour contracts and employee rights: Q&A

      During the pandemic, many employees have had questions about their Employment rights in relation to zero-hour contacts. Read more

    • 5 November 2020

      Job Retention Scheme to be extended until March

      This afternoon, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as the furlough scheme) will continue to operate over the Christmas period and into 2021. Read more

    • 25 October 2020

      Making redundancies: Advice for businesses

      As the furlough scheme comes to an end on the 30th October, many businesses are facing difficult decisions around redundancy. Our Employment Team has seen a rise in the number of calls received from businesses who want to ensure they are following a fair redundancy process. Read more

    • 23 October 2020

      Employment Law and Maternity Rights: After Maternity Leave

      In the 3rd and final part of our maternity-related employment law series, we consider advice for employers when welcoming employees back to work after maternity leave. Read more

    • 12 October 2020

      Employment Law and Maternity Rights: During Maternity Leave

      In the 2nd in our series on maternity-related employment law, we consider advice during maternity leave. Read more

    • 9 October 2020

      Employee settlement agreements: Where to start?

      In this very difficult time, many people are finding themselves presented with settlement agreements (sometimes referred to by their old name – compromise agreements), often due to redundancy situations occurring at their place of work. Read more