Tag Archives: Guidance for employers

WORKING IN TIER 3: USEFUL LINKS FOR BUSINESS

There are some useful guides in relation to businesses operating in Tier 3. GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES  Gov.uk – Plan for Jobs: Chancellor increases financial support for businesses and workers DWF – Job Support Scheme – Further extension for businesses which remain open Business Live – What help is there for Tier 3 businesses forced to close? Natwest – How […]

Disciplinary and grievance procedures during the coronavirus pandemic: Guidance from ACAS

ACAS has produced guidance on Disciplinary and grievance procedures during the coronavirus pandemic.  This is available here, and set out below.   “The law and Acas Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures still apply during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This includes while social distancing and lockdown measures are in place. The employer needs […]

CAN AN EMPLOYEE TAKE ANNUAL LEAVE DURING FURLOUGH: THERE MAY BE A DEFINITE ANSWER: BUT KEEP WATCHING

Anisa Niaz-Dickinson  offers advice on the issue of whether employees can take annual leave during furlough. THE QUESTION One question that has been frequently raised with the Kings’ team in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) is whether or not an employee on furlough can take annual leave during the furough period. This […]

CORONAVIRUS EMPLOYMENT LAW BRIEFING [5]: BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA: THE QUANDARY FOR DIRECTORS

Following the Government’s most recent guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) clarifying what was already assumed that Company Directors would be included in the CJRS and could in theory at least be furloughed, Directors – particularly those of smaller companies and Personal Service Companies (PSCs) – are placed in an invidious position with […]

CORONAVIRUS EMPLOYMENT LAW BRIEFING 4: TAKING UP NEW EMPLOYMENT ON FURLOUGH

Employment law at this time is fast moving.Anisa Niaz-Dickinson gives the latest details of government guidance on  taking up new employment on furlough.     GUIDANCE ON THE 4th APRIL 2020 HMRC have now published updated details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which answer this question more definitively. As indicated in the earlier […]

CORONAVIRUS EMPLOYMENT LAW BRIEFING 2: CAN A FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEE TAKE UP A NEW JOB WHILST ON FURLOUGH?

In the second in the Kings Chambers series of employment law briefings Anisa Niaz-Dickinson considers the question of whether an employee can take up another new job whilst on furlough. Not a straightforward position This is an interesting question and is one of the many queries that we have dealt with this week. It is […]

CORONAVIRUS EMPLOYMENT LAW BRIEFING 1: CAN I RE-EMPLOY AN EMPLOYEE WHO LEFT AFTER 28th FEBRUARY?

NB THIS POST SHOULD BE READ IN CONJUNCTION WITH ROSIE’S UPDATED POST ON THE LATEST GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – AVAILABLE HERE. This is an extremely challenging time for employment lawyers.  This is the first in a series where the employment team at Kings Chambers  will address issues that are arising as a result of the Coronavirus […]