Employment Law Blog

8 July 2020

The Furlough Countdown

A summary of the key dates/events leading to the closure of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Richard Fox

30 June 2020

Black Livelihoods Matter – Getting your recruitment right

A month after the brutal death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in the United States, the spotlight remains firmly on the injustices faced worldwide by Black people (and other ethnic minorities). While law enforcement and the criminal justice systems in the US and UK have come under particular scrutiny, there is also a focus on structural racism and wider socioeconomic disparities.

Catherine Bourne

30 June 2020

Flexible furlough scheme: what employers need to know

Late last month the Chancellor announced changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough scheme) that will come into force from 1 July 2020, giving employers more flexibility to bring back furloughed employees on a part-time basis (the “Flexible Furlough Scheme” (“FlexFS”)). 

Özlem Mehmet

19 June 2020

Inappropriate behaviour - when the past is not left in the past

The news that Stephen Jones, head of UK Finance, has quit over "thoroughly unpleasant" personal comments he made in 2008 about financier Amanda Staveley, is a stark reminder to executives that their past behaviour may one day come back to haunt them.

Corinne Aldridge

27 May 2020

Who’d be a Whistle Blower?

The indications are that an increasing number of individuals are coming forward, particularly in the financial services sector, to call out wrongdoing.  

Nick Ralph

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