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Updated as of 17th July, Cloisters' expert employment barristers have produced an invaluable and detailed online guide, Returning to Work in the Time of Coronavirus, which explains and answers the critical legal issues which arise as businesses re-open. 

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On demand free webinar from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG providing an overview of what is a redundancy and who is redundant post Covid-19, including how to avoid the pitfalls 

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin on the updated Treasury Direction which sets out the legal frame work for the changes to the furlough scheme that come into effect on 1 July.

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As lockdown eases but furloughing becomes more complicated, we set out what that means and pinpoint the government guidance you need, as well as summarising other matters covid-19 as they relate to employers and employees. Interesting cases this month include a look at the role of competitive interviews for alternative employment in redundancy situations and a clear review of the law on when  the ET has unfair dismissal jurisdiction where employees work overseas.

With the plethora of information being published on all matters Covid-19, we helpfully categorise it into sections on the CJRS, staff at work, return to work and general updates and provide summaries and speedy links to all the latest guidance. Meanwhile, there have been some interesting cases this month, in particular the  decision of the Upper Tribunal  on football referees which provides a clear analysis of the fundamentals of mutual obligation and control in the employment relationship


A useful resource from Emplaw authors, Lewis SIlkin, incorporating  the latest updates (as at 13th June) from the government on how furlough works in practice under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. 

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Emplaw authors Parklane Plowden  set out  what it means for employees when businesses fail, what are they entitled to, and how do they go about getting it.

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In a world sadly dominated by Covid-19, we have a section dedicated to COVID-19 materials. Whilst guidance changed regularly this month much is now clearer and we provide the up to date information in a straightforward way.

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Free online webinar to download - recorded 15th April - from Emplaw authors, Gowling WLG

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