Legal

Employment law is constantly evolving. We’ll keep you ahead of the curve with updates on forthcoming legislative changes, consultations and important case law developments, as well as practical guidance on dealing with the impact on your workforce.

Returning to the workplace – employment law considerations for employers

10 September 2021

Whether on a full-time basis or on a hybrid working model, the reopening of workplaces presents challenges to employers. What employment law considerations do employers need to factor into their plans and policies?

The Hybrid working revolution – do employment contracts now need to change

29 July 2021

With the Government-mandated working from home guidance ending, many employers have seen an increase in hybrid working requests. Do you need to change your employment contracts?

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Hybrid working policies – Designing them with the employment legal risks in mind

25 June 2021

With the Government’s guidance to work home if you can being lifted from 19 July 2021. We explore some of the key employment legal risks which should be addressed in your hybrid working policy.

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Coronavirus: Compulsory vaccination – the employment legal issues

23 August 2021

With businesses planning a return to the office, employers may be considering their policies on vaccination. What are the legal risks of imposing compulsory vaccination?

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Firing and rehiring – what is it and does it need further legislation to curb it?

30 April 2021

The so-called practice of hiring and firing has hit the headlines recently with a number of trade unions calling for more legislation to curb its use. So, what is it and is further legislation needed?

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Can an employer dismiss an employee for failing to wear a face mask?

12 March 2021

A recent tribunal has thrown into question whether an employer can dismiss an employee for failing to wear a face mask. Do your policies need updating?

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What does Brexit mean for workforce data processing obligations?

26 February 2021

In 2018 the UK implemented the GDPR under the Data Protection Act 2018. Now the UK is no longer an EU member state, does Brexit create any potential issues for employers’ workforce data processing obligations?

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Are your HR and payroll systems ready for the change to NLW for 23 and 24 year olds?

26 February 2021

From 1 April 2021, National Minimum Wage rates will increase and there will be a reduction in the age of workers eligible for the National Living Wage. How will you ensure you are compliant?

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Reactivating the workforce and returning to work – the legal considerations

31 July 2020

Since 23 March, the Government advice was simple – employees should work from home if possible. With the confusion over the new Government guidance. What should employers do?

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10 Changes to the coronavirus job retention scheme from 1 July 2020

26 June 2020

In May the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme would be extended until 31 October 2020 and there will be changes to the scheme from 1 July. What are the changes?

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What’s new in employment law for 2020?

31 January 2020

In this article we look at some of the key legal developments and employment legal cases that employers should look out for in 2020.

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