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D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Confidentiality as a COT3 condition
In Duchy Farm Kennels Limited v Graham William Steels, the High Court held that a breach of a confidentiality clause in a COT3 agreement was not a condition of the agreement and therefore its breach did not bring the agreement to an end.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Beneficial changes void under TUPE?
In Ferguson and others v Astrea Asset Management Limited, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the provision under TUPE that contractual variations are void where the sole or principal reason is the transfer applies to changes which are advantageous to the employee as well as those which are detrimental.
COVID-19 Recovery: To Return or Not Return
As we move into the next phase of the COVID-19 response, the emphasis of the Government message about staying at home vs going to work has slightly changed.
The Future of Furlough – The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until the end of October
The Chancellor has this week announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is to be extended for four months up to October 31 2020.
Lockdown relaxation – 10 key people issues
As businesses begin to think about how they will resume operations post-lockdown, we have drawn together 10 key people issues that will need to be borne in mind.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Lowri Beck Services Ltd v Patrick Brophy
The recent case of Lowri Beck Services Ltd v Patrick Brophy has confirmed that ambiguity in a dismissal letter can be a factor the Tribunal takes into consideration when deciding whether to give a claimant the benefit of an extension of the time limit in which to bring a claim.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay
The Government has published guidance for employers on the new right to Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay which came into force on 6 April 2020.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: An End to the Free Movement of People
Last week, the Government issued its guidance to employers on the new employer led points-based immigration system. 
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – following 15 April 2020 Government guidance
Another week in to the Covid-19 crisis and another iteration of the Government’s guidance about its revolutionary new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme) has been released.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Vicarious Liability and Data Breaches
Following last week’s Supreme Court judgment in the Morrison Supermarkets case, we use this blog article as an update on vicarious liability and how employers can protect themselves.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Increase in the Vento Bands
Compensation awarded in discrimination claims can come under a number of different heads of loss.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: COVID-19 FAQ’s
Here is an overview of some of the most frequent COVID-19 and staffing queries that we have been dealing with.