The European Court of Justice has ruled that it's up to national courts to make decisions about employment status, but that a courier working for Yodel in the UK appeared to them ..
You may not realise it, but whistleblowing can have a hugely positive effect on your business, as well as your employees, your customers, and other stakeholders.
Clyde & Co
Further updates to the government's guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme were made on 30 April 2020 and 1 May 2020.
Cases concerning an employer's liability for the actions of their staff often cause concern, particularly where the law is seen to be 'extended' by the courts to hold an employer liable.
Arnold & Porter
At the end of June the UK government's job retention (furlough) scheme is scheduled to end and the government has announced that it will shortly publish its roadmap out of the lockdown.
In this cross practice episode, Jessica Walker and Beth Brown talk about how trustees might deal with COVID-19, including continuing to run their schemes and thinking about the potential impact...
Nick looks at the current hot topic for employers. How should they handle a return to work by staff after lockdown and what are the issues likely to come up?
Clyde & Co
The government has produced the 'COVID-19 Secure' guidelines which apply to a number of different workplaces, and which are intended to ensure that workplaces....
So, you've just about decided that it's the right time to install a whistleblowing hotline with Safecall (we know you won't regret it), but there's still a few niggling doubts:...
Starting your own business is a huge undertaking. At turns rewarding, frustrating, worrying and amazing, it's a journey that isn't taken likely.
Not very seriously, appears to be the answer. Indeed, despite the Lord's scathing Report being published on Monday 27 April, later that day, the financial secretary to The Treasury, Jesse Norman, told the Commons that the ...
Contrary to the fears of many commentators, we have had news of an extension to the UK Government's Furlough Scheme. Our latest update looks at the recent announcement from May 12, 2020, and the details we are awaiting.
Clyde & Co
This is our selection of the recent developments which we think will have the most significant impact on HR practice. This month the key development has been around the Coronavirus COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme.
Clyde & Co
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the most significant challenge to the UK in decades. In turn, many individual employers are facing near dislocation of their normal systems of work.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Unsurprisingly, most businesses do not normally look forward to an inspection or an investigation by inspectors of the Health & Safety Executive. Hopefully, the visit (whether planned or not) will go smoothly...
Ramadan began on the evening of 23 April 2020 for countries west of Saudi Arabia and lasts for 30 days, which means that some or all of it will be taking place under the continued lockdown imposed on
The recent UK Supreme Court decision in Morrisons is an important development for employers concerned about their potential vicarious liability for a data breach ...
Employers face potential exposure to claims where furlough results in a reduction in pay.
April has been an extraordinary month for us all, employers, employees and employment
NOTE: This article was updated on May 13, 2020. Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel