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List of Issues – September 2021

A downloadable PDF of this article is available by clicking this link. LIST OF ISSUES In Parekh v London Borough of Brent [2012] EWCA Civ 1630 Mummery LJ had the following to say about lists of issues at paragraph 31 (my underlining). “A list of issues is a useful case management tool developed by the […]

Tags: Employment, General Civil

ASSERTING A STATUTORY RIGHT – September 2021

A downloadable PDF of this article is available by clicking this link. ASSERTING A STATUTORY RIGHT Under S 104 Employment Rights 1996 (ERA) an employee is protected from being dismissed for asserting a statutory right. S104 of the ERA provides as follows (my underlining): S 104 Assertion of statutory right.  (1) An employee who is […]

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COVID 19 UPDATE 7th MAY 2020

This blog looks at the recent advice which can be found on the ACAS Website in respect of handling grievances and disciplinaries during the Covid 19 pandemic. The most important point to remember (which cannot be repeated too often) is that employment law has not been suspended during the pandemic when social distancing and lock […]

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COVID 19 UPDATE 29th APRIL 2020

COVID 19 UPDATE 29th APRIL 2020   I have waited a couple of weeks for my next update until the Covid Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) had bedded in. In this blog I am going to look at some of the issues which have been resolved and others which still remain unresolved.   Do you need […]

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COVID 19 UPDATE 16th APRIL 2020

COVID 19 UPDATE 16th APRIL 2020 I have set out in full in this blog what is believed to be the final version of the Covid Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). I have not had the opportunity to read it in any detail however it does appear that there are now two key dates 28th February […]

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Covid Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – 14th April 2020

There is a webinar which HMRC are running at the moment on the Covid Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). I have copied the link to a page where you can sign up for the webinar. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-if-your-business-is-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19 The webinar was informative and I would recommend it to all those who are advising on or considering using the […]

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COVID 19 UPDATE – Furlough scheme – 9th APRIL 2020

Two matters to update on the furlough scheme. It has been confirmed that staff who TUPE transferred after 28th February 2020 can be furloughed by the transferee. Staff who are on holiday do not qualify for furlough pay and should be paid by the employer their full pay whilst on holiday. This is important as […]

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