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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

Q&As from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG as the CJRS is extended until 30th September 2021 and the latest Treasury Direction was published on 15th April 2021.

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Following the success of Morrish Solicitors’ last webinar, they will be hosting another webinar, on Employment Status following the Uber Supreme Court ruling last month.  

The webinar will be held on Thursday 27th May at 12pm and will be delivered by Daniel Kindell, their Partner and Deputy Head of Employment Law. 

Of course, the webinar will be completely free to attend, and the training is designed specifically for Trade Unions, Associations and their members. Whether you need advice yourself, or are preparing to help your members, they hope the webinar will be useful.  

More details on how to register and information about the topic are set out here.

A really useful summary table from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin of legal rights to pay and suggested best practice for different types of absence.

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An incisive article from Daphne Romney QC of Cloisters, one of Emplaw's key authoring chambers, explaining how the latest judgment in this equal pay litigation clarifies and simplifies the law concerning comparators at different establishments under s.79 EqA but leaves other questions unresolved

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This article, from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG, explains the recent Supreme Court judgment in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad t/a Clifton House Residential Home 

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A useful set of FAQs from Emplaw author Lewis Silkin covering whether an employer can make vaccination compulsory for its employees, alternatives to a mandatory requirement, time off for vaccine appointments, dealing with vaccine objectors, data privacy concerns and other issues

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Barristers from Cloisters, one of Emplaw's key authoring chambers, represented Uber drivers who the Supreme Court has finally and conclusively determined, are workers and not independent contractors. This article explains the key points in this far reaching decision and links to the full judgement 

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The new IR35 rules are on their way from April and can become quickly complex where a contractor is based outside the UK. This article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin looks at some of the frequently asked questions. 

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Emplaw author Ian Chapman-Curry from Gowling WLG focuses on the key trends and developments that will dominate the world of pensions in 2021.

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With furlough back in focus, this updated article from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin answers the key questions on the CJRS  

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