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Job Support Scheme Update 22 October 2020

22 Oct 2020

Big changes have just been announced by Rishi Sunak to the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The JSS is due to come into force in less than 2 weeks on 1 November 2020. As before, the JSS will be open to all small business and larger business who can show an impact on revenues and financial difficulty.…

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Could potential changes to Modern Slavery Legislation affect Public Bodies?

21 Oct 2020

The government has set out proposed changes to the requirements for transparency in supply chains under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. At present, certain commercial organisations must publish an annual statement setting out the steps they take to prevent modern slavery in their business and supply…

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CJRS update: Job Retention Bonus

06 Oct 2020

The Job Retention Bonus aims to reduce the scope for compulsory redundancies by rewarding employers who retain their furloughed employees. The bonus is a fixed £1,000 one-off taxable payment, payable to the employer, for each eligible employee that was furloughed and kept continuously employed…

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"Job Support Scheme" - The Winter Economy Plan

24 Sep 2020

Rishi Sunak has today unveiled the Government's plan to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months following the announcement earlier this week, which warned Britons that restrictions could be in place for the next 6 months. The Chancellor confirmed that the current Coronavirus…

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Changes to the Employment Tribunal Rules & tips for attending hearings

23 Sep 2020

The Government has announced new reforms to the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure 2013, with the aim of increasing the employment tribunals' capacity to hear claims and ensure a speedier resolution of cases for businesses and employees. The main driving force behind the reforms is the…

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Employment case law updates you may have missed in July and August 2020

24 Aug 2020

Below are a number of interesting and recent case law updates, on the issue of unfair dismissal, disability discrimination and equal pay, which you may find relevant to your organisation. Unfair dismissal 23 July 2020: Evans v London Borough of Brent UKEAT/0290/19 Update: The…

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