Coronavirus

 

COVID-19: redundancy, furlough, consultation, and Facebook

A complete lack of any consultation or selection process, allied to notifying staff of redundancies via a Facebook post, led to unfair dismissal.

COVID-19: dismissal for refusal to return to work

An employee dismissed for leaving work and refusing to return because of COVID-19-related concerns was not automatically unfairly dismissed.

Coronavirus, administration and the Job Retention Scheme

Administrators can place a company’s employees on furlough and claim for their wages under the Job Retention Scheme.