TUC calls for long Covid to be a deemed disability and highlights the ongoing and potential future impact Covid may have on workforces.
Tribunal considers application of workplace protection in cases of ‘serious and imminent danger’.
Employer was entitled to dismiss in circumstances surrounding the refusal.
This issue came up recently in the case of E v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham  EWCOP 7 and here is what happened.
This article covers what is reasonable, disciplinary procedures and discrimination claims.
We explore what we have learnt about Academy Trust Governance during Covid-19.
We look at the position for special schools and alternative provision following last night’s televised address by Boris Johnson.
What should schools and academy trusts consider before observing remote and face to face lessons in the Covid-19 crisis?
Formerly shielding individuals advised not to attend work during lockdown.
Employees on maternity leave have special protections which employers should be aware of as they make key workforce decisions in the coming months.
Employers’ contribution to the wages of workers on the scheme significantly reduced.
As a remote education offering is soon to become a legal requirement, a reminder that safeguarding duties persist.
Key considerations for employers dealing with requests to work differently in the context of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
This is an attempt to make it easier for people to record their final wishes whilst continuing to protect the elderly and the vulnerable.
What are the legal considerations for school leaders?
Is your school discriminating against pupils with disabilities because of Covid-19 risks?
As covid restrictions flux and local lockdowns increase, agile governance is ever more important. What does this mean for schools and academy trusts?
The House of Commons Treasury Committee has taken evidence from a panel of tax experts on its inquiry called “Tax after Coronavirus”.
Following lockdown and the phased and full opening of schools, we look at the importance of ensuring your contracts are up-to-date.
Key changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and how to calculate termination payments for furloughed staff.
Employers cannot claim the Job Retention Bonus where the employee is under notice of termination of employment before 1 February 2021.
Some key legal considerations for employers carrying out formal consultation processes.
Plans include a Job Retention Bonus for employers who keep on furloughed staff and opportunities for young people.
We consider the ICO’s guidance for organisations conducting testing of employees and provide practical advice for complying with data protection law.
Some of your questions answered.
With new quarantine rules in force, can employers exercise control over where an employee goes on holiday or whether they go on holiday at all?
The history of the trade union movement evidences the impact unions have had on protecting the health, safety and welfare of staff.
Government outlines changes to the Job Retention Scheme to take place between July and October 2020.
Important considerations for employers who have decided to furlough staff
Our CLH team held a virtual social in May, the theme of which was what the future holds for the sector, in the aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic.
We look here at whether schools and academy trusts must comply with DfE guidance on the phased wider opening of schools from 1 June 2020.
How can charities ensure they continue to be financially sustainable during the Covid-19 pandemic?
We summarise here the key elements of the phased wider opening of schools from 1 June 2020, announced by the Government on 11 May 2020.
How can employers avoid discrimination during the Covid-19 crisis?
Further emergency measures are to be introduced to protect tenants from landlords 'aggressively' pursuing rent arrears.
As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme goes live, HMRC provides helpful guidance on calculating claims.
We consider the application of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to rural businesses and other Covid-19 related concerns affecting the sector.
We look here at the changes to admissions appeals procedures being introduced by the DfE in response to Covid-19.
The Government has further clarified some details of the Job Retention Scheme.
Executing contracts during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This article addresses some of the types of insurance potentially relevant during the current COVID-19 pandemic and related effects on businesses.
We look here at the DfE guidance, published today, on school funding for the exceptional costs associated with Covid-19.
Many independent schools are facing extremely difficult decisions in the light of the Covid-19 restrictions.
With schools closed, exams cancelled and new guidance issued on almost a daily basis schools are adapting quickly to deal with the current crisis.
The law offers contracting parties limited relief from contracts when they become difficult or impossible to perform.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued a series of guidance notes regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on UK pension schemes.
The Covid-19 pandemic is a "black swan" event and lockdown, social distancing and self isolation are the immediate consequences for individuals.
Many employers are facing extremely difficult decisions in the light of the Covid-19 restrictions and are working hard to find solutions.
Charities and social enterprises are grappling with how to manage meetings in this new era of working life.
Employers need to consider how they will adapt to make sure policies and procedures are applied appropriately during the current circumstances.
Scheme is open to all employers but those receiving continuing public funding to cover wage costs are not expected to use the scheme.
We look here at the precise terms of the Government announcement and the options open to special schools.