8 June 2020
Immigration Update: International travellers arriving in the UK from 8 June 2020 have to self-isolate for 14 days
New rules for travellers arriving in the UK come into force on 8 June.
31 July 2020
Furloughed employees must receive redundancy in full - Richard Fox quoted in Personnel Today, HR Review and Accountancy Daily
Richard Fox, Partner in our Employment Law team, was quoted in Personnel Today, HR Review and Accountancy Daily on 30 July 2020. Richard was commenting on new government legislation guaranteeing that furloughed employees are entitled to full redundancy pay in the event that they are made redundant after 31 July.
31 July 2020
Businesses and ministers need more than redundancy pay law to protect employees - Niki Southern quoted in HR Magazine
Niki Southern, Partner in our Employment Law team, was quoted in HR Magazine on 31 July 2020. Niki commented on new legislation protecting the entitlement to full redundancy pay for furloughed employees. Niki is supportive of the move but concerned about the risk, citing the risk of firms making redundancies earlier than planned and unfairness to those already made redundant who are not eligible for full redundancy pay.
30 July 2020
Ten first year Key Stage 5 students from four schools across the UK have successfully reached the final of ‘The Legal Apprentice’ competition, run by law firm Kingsley Napley LLP.
28 July 2020
Teachers warned to avoid holiday quarantine risk or they could lose pay - Richard Fox quoted in The Daily Telegraph
Richard Fox, Partner in our Employment Law team, was quoted in The Daily Telegraph on 28 July 2020. Richard was commenting on the news that the re-introduction of a 14-day quarantine period for arrivals from Spain could cause disputes between employers and affected employees over pay and leave. Richard highlights the gap in protection for employees and the negative impact on employers who cannot prevent employees from ignoring travel advice.