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Articles, News and Features

A useful article from Emplaw authors' Lewis Silkin explaining what employers can and cannot do

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As some amount of remote working looks set to continue in many businesses, Emplaw authors Gowling WLG, with others examine employers' employment, data protection and health and safety duties

Watch  here

As redundancies sadly rise, we highlight useful Emplaw materials and report on new government guidance including an updated HR1 form. Meanwhile, the roll out of the IR35 changes in the private sector has been confirmed and HMRC has won a case that a radio presenter fell within the underlying rules. Other cases this month include the EAT upholding the unusual decision that a dismissal was fair despite no proper procedure.  Our incisive Covid-19 Materials include key information for staff at work, returning to work , absent from work or furloughed, including updates for Scotland and Wales