20 Oct 2020

Key Information Documents – What role do umbrella companies play?

What is a Key Information Document (KID)? What must you include in a KID? What do employment agencies and employers need to do? We explain.

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25 Sep 2020

48% of workers in accommodation and food services have less than 2 years service

With the accommodation and food services sector facing new COVID-related trading restrictions, and with the ending of the current furloughing scheme fast approaching, new ONS data highlights the extent to...

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22 Sep 2020

A breakdown of two judgments significantly affecting gig economy businesses

Written by Brabners LLP   Cycle couriers engaged by City Sprint still workers despite contract In January 2017, the Employment Tribunal (“ET”) held in a previous case that a cycle...

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21 Sep 2020

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – Potential considerations for employers in light of COVID-19

EY has produced a useful guide setting out the basic rules for SSP and the temporary change that have been introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.   A common...

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19 Aug 2020

Three in ten SIESS claims made by construction workers

Data published by HMRC for the period ending 30 June highlights that three in ten Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) claim (31%) were made by construction workers. Whilst the average...

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18 Aug 2020

Further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus

Government announces further details about the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus

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18 Aug 2020

The National Minimum Wage: Are you compliant?

JMW Solicitors look at a recent EAT case to explain why, in some circumstances, making deductions from wages for training costs and accommodation expenses may put you in breach of...

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31 Jul 2020

27% of UK workers are still working exclusively from home, many of them contractors

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, only 5% of UK workers predominantly operated from home. As of 8 – 12 July 2020, more than a quarter (27%) of the UK workforce...

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28 Jul 2020

Do the AWR apply to long-term assignments?

Is an individual on a long-term assignment covered by the AWR?

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21 Jul 2020

Will the Job Retention Bonus save the anticipated 1 million CJRS-related job losses?

In research by YouGov in June 2020, 51% of all businesses knew that they would need to make redundancies at the end of the CJRS scheme in October 2020.

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14 Jul 2020

How will Flexible Furlough affect Holiday?

How the new flexible furlough scheme impacts on furloughed workers’ holidays

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8 Jul 2020

FCSA responds to government’s “Plan for Jobs” announcement to kick-start the UK economy

FCSA Chief Executive, Julia Kermode responds to the government’s summer economic update in which the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announces a stimulus package to kickstart the UK economy.:

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