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HGV Temporary Visa Scheme Extended

HGV temporary visa scheme extended In September, the government announcement of a new temporary visa scheme which would see up to 5,000 HGV drivers come to the UK’s shores to...

Considering Redundancies? Why Settlement Agreements are your friend

Considering Redundancies? Why Settlement Agreements are your friend Now the furlough scheme has ended, there’s an understandable apprehension about what the post-furlough future looks like for employers. Increasing numbers of...

The Court of Appeal rules that part-time referees working for Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) may be employees for tax purposes.

The Court of Appeal rules that part-time referees working for Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) may be employees for tax purposes. In this case, which has been fought from...

Right to Work Checks: Covid-19 Adjustments Extended

Right to Work Checks: Covid-19 Adjustments Extended Not entirely unexpectedly, the government has confirmed that the temporary adjustments made to the Right to Work checking process introduced to overcome some...

Mandatory Vaccination in Care Homes: Operational Guidance released

Mandatory Vaccination in Care Homes: Operational Guidance released The Department of Health and Social Care has now issued updated operational guidance in relation to mandatory vaccination in care homes. The...

Client Update: Isolation Rule Changes

Client Update: Isolation Rule Changes From today (Monday 16 August 2021) employees who have been double vaccinated or who are aged 18 and under, will be able to continue to...

Client Update: Close Contact Isolation in Critical Sectors

Close Contact Isolation in critical sectors During one week to 16th July, in excess of 600,000 people were notified of a requirement to self-isolate due to close contact with someone...

Covid-19 Summer 2021 Roadmap: What Employers need to know

Covid-19 Summer 2021 Roadmap: What Employers need to know On 5 July 2021 the government published the “Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021” (the Roadmap) setting out its plans to relax Covid-19...

New Employer Guidance on the Prevention of Illegal Working

New Employer Guidance on the Prevention of Illegal Working It has long been the case that employers have had obligations to prevent illegal working. All employers irrespective of size and...

Changes to the amount you can claim through the furlough scheme

Changes to the amount you can claim through the furlough scheme From Thursday 1st July 2021, the amount employers can claim through the furlough scheme will be reduced and employers...