Holiday season is often challenging for employers, who have to juggle business needs with employees’ holiday and childcare requests. But this year is likely to even more difficult, as you factor in furlough, quarantine and travel corridors amongst other issues…Read More
Since our last article about “Flexible Furlough” the Government has published a third Treasury Direction, modifying the previous Directions of 15th April and 20th May 2020 and building on and clarifying the existing Government guidance on Flexible Furlough.
Heyma Holmes and Sarah Lee discuss possibly the final changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme and explain what exactly flexible furlough isRead More
On 28 May 2020, the Government launched the new Test and Traces service. Sarah Lee and Emma Weedy explain how the service will help businesses begin to return to the 'normal' way of workingRead More
As businesses look to open the workplace again or to bring employees back from furlough, there will be many adjustments as we work towards a new ‘normal’. In this article, we outline some of the potential risks and claims arising out of this new normal and how best to protect your business.Read More
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced further changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on 29 May 2020. Sarah Lee summarises these changes and provides a useful reference guide to refer toRead More