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15 December 2023 | Time to read: 3 mins

Home Office announces major changes to UK Immigration Rules

By Fraser Vandal

With the recent “five point plan” announcement from the Government on UK Immigration Rules, we look at each point and what this means for businesses.

13 December 2023 | Time to read: 4 mins

Employment Law – what to look out for in 2024

By Fraser Vandal

Employment Law Specialist, Fraser Vandal highlights the new legislation coming into force in 2024 and the key changes employers should look out for.

30 August 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

Employment law is keeping pace with the radical changes in the world of work

By Fiona Cameron

The speed of change in employment law has never been more apparent, responding to a global pandemic has radically changed the world in which we work.

02 August 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

Employment Law – three things to note

By Fiona Cameron

The employment law landscape continues to evolve post-Covid - here are three areas for employers to look out for.

22 November 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins

With a growing emphasis on work life balance, what does that mean for flexible working practices?

By Fiona Cameron

An increase in remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought flexible working practices to the forefront of discussion.

02 November 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Tips and gratuities

By Fiona Cameron

The UK government announces that it will introduce legislation governing the handling of tips and other discretionary payments made to workers.

02 November 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Upcoming Supreme Court Hearing: Harpur Trust v Brazel

By Fiona Cameron

This case concerns the procedure for calculating holiday pay for workers in permanent employment who do not carry out work for the whole year.

02 November 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

The Uber saga continues…

By Fiona Cameron

There is now another addition to the saga of cases deliberating on worker status.

02 November 2021 | Time to read: 1 min

Compulsory vaccinations and discrimination

By Fiona Cameron

The conversation around compulsory vaccination has shown no signs of stopping.

16 August 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Uber continued: Deliveroo

By Fiona Cameron

Uber continued: Deliveroo

16 August 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Montanaro v Lansafe Ltd ET/2203148/2020 – Employee who remained in Italy at outbreak of pandemic was automatically unfairly dismissed

By Fiona Cameron

Montanaro v Lansafe Ltd ET/2203148/2020 – Employee who remained in Italy at outbreak of pandemic was automatically unfairly dismissed.

16 August 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Returning to the Office in Scotland

By Fiona Cameron

Returning to the Office in Scotland

29 March 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins

Changes in Employment Law in April 2021

By Fiona Cameron

Employers should be aware that throughout April 2021 there will be a number of changes to the calculation of statutory entitlements.

26 March 2021 | Time to read: 9 mins

Determining ‘worker’ status: Uber BV and others v Aslam and others (“Uber”)

By Fiona Cameron

The Uber decision is not only important to the thousands of Uber drivers operating in the UK, but to all workers and self-employed individuals and users.

17 March 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme updates: March 2021

By Fiona Cameron

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the end of September 2021 to help businesses ease out of lockdown as restrictions gradually lift.

17 March 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Budget 2021 – Employment Takeaways

By Fiona Cameron

We have outlined below some key employment takeaways from the recent Budget update.

17 March 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Compulsory Vaccinations for Employees

By Fiona Cameron

In response to the noise surrounding the Covid-19 vaccination and workplaces, ACAS have issued guidance under their ‘working safely during coronavirus’ section.

17 March 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Kubilius v Kent Foods Ltd: The dismissal of a delivery driver who refused to wear his face mask

By Fiona Cameron

An employment tribunal has determined that the dismissal of a delivery driver who refused to wear his face mask while in the cab of his vehicle was fair.

27 January 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins

Employment Law 2021 – Look Ahead

By Fiona Cameron

A summary of the key employment law matters to look out for in 2021.

05 January 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Building pressure for working parents to be placed on furlough

By Fiona Cameron

The closure of schools as a result of the latest lockdown announcement has led to pressure for working parents to be placed on furlough under the CJRS.

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