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Making an Employment Tribunal claim against your Employer

If you are an employee considering whether to pursue a claim against your employer, which can be a daunting task, there are a lot of factors that need to be considered. Here is a step by step guide to lodging an Employment Tribunal Claim..

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WhatsApp in the workplace – What’s an employer to do?

Communicating via WhatsApp messages in the workplace is becoming a popular way for colleagues to communicate with each other, this can however lead to problems in the workplace and put employers at risk of legal claims…

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Furlough Scheme Extension Update 10th November 2020

As promised the government published the revised and updated guidance on the Job Retention Scheme, commonly known as the Furlough Scheme, late on Tuesday 10th November 2020.

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Discrimination in an employer’s recruitment process

Employer’s Talent Pool and Indirect Age Discrimination: A recent tribunal case, Ryan v South West Ambulance Services NHS Trust, considered whether an employer’s talent pool, could amount to indirect discrimination.

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How can you keep up teamwork and morale when everyone is working from home?

It is important to consider how to continue to foster those internal relationships amongst colleagues and keep your team happy whilst they are working from home…

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25 years of Disability Discrimination Legislation

It is hard to believe that it was only in 1995 that the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was passed, making it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their disability.

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Podcast Episodes

Furlough Scheme Extension Updated Guidance

The guidance on the furlough scheme extension has been published and it is different in several ways to the previous version of the scheme. If you are planning to make a claim under the scheme and furlough staff it is important you understand the details of what you can and cannot claim for.

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Furlough scheme extension: What do you need to know?

It was announced on Saturday 31st October that, along with a second lockdown the furlough scheme would continue with support available for employers to pay employees at the rate of 80%.

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Job Support Scheme update & Brexit planning for employers

In this episode I cover two crucial updates for employers around the Job Support Scheme and Brexit considerations for EU National Employees.

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Job Support Scheme: What do you need to know?

In this episode of the podcast I cover a run down on what we know about the Job Support Scheme currently. The new scheme aimed at supporting ‘viable’ jobs is available for qualifying employers from the 1st November 2020. What do you need to know about the scheme so far?

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What do I pay an employee who is self-isolating? Coronavirus employment news

In light of the increasing number of covid-19 cases in the UK, and increasing number of people with symptoms who are self-isolating whilst waiting for a text result, or are doing so on advice from the NHS, many employers are once again asking “what do I pay an employee who is self-isolating?”.

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FAQ’s about furlough & redundancy

Employers have lots of questions about furlough and redundancy and in this episode we answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

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