Consumer clients

Harassment outside of work; what an employer can do

By Philip Ross

Following the recent football tournament, it became more apparent that people were using social platforms to voice their racist opinions. Despite there being an on-going campaign against fans abusing football…

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Unfair dismissal case won by Claimant who was caught in the pub whilst taking sick leave.

By Georgina Kyriacou

On 11th February 2021, a judge in the employment tribunal ruled that the Claimant, Mr Kane, had been unfairly dismissed after being found outside a social club, having notified his employers he was…

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UK furlough scheme extended by four months

By Georgina Kyriacou

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the UK Job Retention Scheme will be extended to October, an extra four months. Employers will therefore continue to receive 80% of their monthly wages,…

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme details released

By Georgina Kyriacou

· HMRC have now updated their guidance on the SEISS scheme. · Under the scheme, if you are eligible, a taxable grant of 80% of your average monthly trading profits…

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Government announces Bounce-back Loans Scheme

By Georgina Kyriacou

• On 27th April, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the new Bounce Back Loans scheme that will provide loans of up to £50,000 to small businesses. • The fast-track finance scheme…

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COVID-19: Can my employer force me to take holiday if I can’t go anywhere?

By Zoe Michael

During these uncertain times, many employees/workers will want to cancel their annual leave as they are unable to go anywhere. This may contradict the commercial needs of an organisation who…

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