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Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal

Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal

Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal Employment Tribunals have the power to strike out a claim at any stage if the case has no reasonable prospects of success. In the recent case of Cox v Adecco, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an Employment...
Vaccination issues for employers

Vaccination issues for employers

Vaccination issues for employers Whilst the vaccine is currently only being rolled out to priority groups, its anticipated that it will be available to the wider population in the not too distant future. Employers hoping for a return to the workplace will need to...
Support for businesses through the national lockdown

Support for businesses through the national lockdown

Support for businesses through the national lockdown Grants for businesses With a third national lockdown in force across the country, the government announced yesterday the introduction of one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses, worth...
Extension to the Furlough Scheme

Extension to the Furlough Scheme

Extension to the Furlough Scheme Only a matter of hours before being due to close, the Government announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) would be extended until at least December. It was also confirmed that the Job Support Scheme (Open and...
Job Support Scheme – 22nd October 2020

Job Support Scheme – 22nd October 2020

Job Support Scheme – 22nd October 2020 The government is providing support to help businesses retain employees through the Job Support Scheme (JSS). Announced initially on 24 September 2020, the government later announced that the thresholds for eligibility and the...
IR35 Off-Payroll Rules – SDSs and Reasonable Care

IR35 Off-Payroll Rules – SDSs and Reasonable Care

IR35 Off-Payroll Rules – SDSs and Reasonable Care What are the Off-Payroll Rules? Coming into force from April 2021, the new rules are designed to ensure that contractors who use personal service companies (PSCs), but who work like employees, pay similar levels of tax...