Covid-19

Navigating the world of Covid really has had its twists and turns. With the UK’s travel rules changing today, it’s important to keep up to date on the latest guidance. The government has announced that all double vaccinated adults will no longer have to be...

The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021 has come into force in order to extend protection for health and safety detriments to workers (not just employees). An employee can now claim in a tribunal with the position...

With the UK beginning to exit lockdown many employers are now looking into extra health and safety precautions in the form of Covid-19 vaccinating. The NHS is currently offering the Covid-19 vaccine free to all adults with those most at risk being priority. As an...

The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of September 2021 following Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Spring budget. The Job Retention Scheme otherwise known as furlough, has been extended to help all of the industries remaining closed until June 2021. This scheme has protected lots...

We would advise all employers to check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus. You may be able to use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees’ coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). This is because...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) otherwise known as the furlough scheme, will remain open until the 31st March 2021. For claim periods running to January 2021, employees will receive 80% of their usual salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500...

Returning to work post-lockdown can be hard for many employees, especially if you’re now in month 6 of the furlough scheme. Turning your routine upside down again can be tough both mentally and physically, so as an employer you need to be aware of this. To...

Following the flexible furlough scheme, chancellor Rishi Sunak, announced phase two of recovery and the plan for jobs. This is a set of measures to help reduce unemployment within the UK. Since Covid-19 has been one of the greatest threats causing thousands of deaths, the...