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The new Job Support Scheme - Your questions answered

Emma Allen
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The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will replace the furlough scheme and will come into play on 1 November 2020. In this article, we look at FAQs covering how the scheme works, who is eligible and specific difficulties employers and employees might have concerns...

Redundancy Round-up

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The risk of redundancy can be very worrying at uncertain times. You might be told you’re at risk of redundancy if your employer has one or more jobs they cannot afford or no longer need. Whilst we are living during uncertain times, it is important to...

Supreme Court Rules Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

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July 2017 saw the end of a long legal battle undertaken by Unison over Employment Tribunal Fees in the case of R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 . The background, in this case, dates back to 2013 when a new system of...

Workplace Cultures Unsupportive Of Work-Life Balance

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Many fathers find their workplace unsupportive of their aspirations for a better work-life fit, a new study by charity Working Families has found. The 2017 Modern Families Index report details the findings of 2,750 working parents that were surveyed as...

Do employers have the right to read employee's personal emails?

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Case Update: Barbulescu v Romania (application no. 61496/08) The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) have recently held that, subject to reasonableness and proportionality, the right to respect for private life and correspondence is not breached if...

The Brakes Are Off On Jeremy Clarkson's New Ride

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Amazon Prime Video have announced that the former Top Gear trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will present a new car show for them after signing a “landmark global TV deal”. For those who are not aware of the...