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D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Employer’s Covid-19 paid special leave policy held not to be discriminatory
In Cowie and ors v Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, the EAT has held that an employer’s paid special leave policy during the Covid-19 pandemic did not give rise to discrimination arising from disability or indirect sex discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: ACAS publishes new long COVID guidance for employers
In response to the rise of “long COVID” cases in the UK, ACAS has recently published new guidance on long COVID for both employers and employees/workers to consider.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: New Shielding Guidance
The Government has announced that more than 3.79 million clinically extremely vulnerable people in England will now be informed that they are no longer advised to shield from 1 April 2021.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Gender Pay Gap Reporting for 2020/2021
The enforcement of gender pay gap reporting was suspended in 2020 as a result of the unprecedented times we found ourselves in due to COVID-19, meaning there was no expectation on employers to report their data.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Vaccinations – “No jab no job”
Pimlico Plumbers hit the headlines last week following the announcement that the company will not be offering jobs to individuals who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be drafting new employment contracts for its workforce to include a vaccine requirement.
Final Extension on the Protection from Eviction for Commercial Tenants
In our new article, we provide an overview of the final extension on the protection from eviction for commercial tenants.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: The Government’s response to proposed extensions to family-friendly rights
Last week, the Government published its response to the House of Common’s Petitions Select Committee's recommendations that certain family-friendly rights be extended in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s all change (again): possession claims and new notice periods
There are new regulations that suspend and amend Schedule 29 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. All new possession notices will now have to comply with the extended notice periods.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: steps company secretaries should take
Company secretaries servicing organisations in both the private and voluntary sector will have breathed a collective sigh of relief that the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is making rapid progress through the chambers of Parliament.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Quarantine: what the new travel restrictions mean for employers
This blog seeks to explain the rules around the new quarantine guidance and what to do if your employees go abroad this summer.
Buying or selling a care home: Preliminary legal issues to consider
This article highlights some of the key legal and structural considerations to bear in mind at the outset of any care home or care business acquisition and to help the process run as smoothly as possible.
COVID-19 Care Act easements: implications for care providers working with local authorities to meet the demands on the adult social care sector during the pandemic
With a view to reducing the timeframe to providing services to people in need care and support during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government introduced statutory provisions under the Coronavirus Act 2020 (Coronavirus Act).