On 31 August 2021 the COVID-19 right-to-work concession allowing employers to carry out right-to-work checks by video call, mobile app or email will end.
An employee was unfairly dismissed for raising health and safety issues about lack of PPE and other workplace COVID-secure measures.
We provide some Q&As on various aspects of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which has been extended until the end of September 2021.
An employee dismissed for leaving work and refusing to return because of COVID-19-related concerns was not unfairly dismissed.
Public Health England has updated its shielding advice for the nearly four million people who’ve been categorised as extremely clinically vulnerable.
We look at some of the data protection issues around testing employees at work for COVID-19.
A lorry driver was fairly dismissed for refusing to wear a face mask while on a client’s premises but still in his cab.
HMRC has published details of process for repaying overclaimed grants and the applicable penalties it will impose on employers who have misused the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and claimed to notify HMRC or repay the grant.
The year began with a third lockdown and a stay-at-home instruction from the government. The following week has seen various COVID-related developments:
HMRC has clarified its position on employees being furloughed over the Christmas period.
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