Employment Law Updates

The purpose of this Employment Law News Update is to provide the latest employment law news stories and legal analysis, concentrating on the issues that arise in the workplace due to the Covid-19 public emergency.

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Posted on: 13 July 2020

COVID-19, employers and Government guidance

Gordon Menzies assesses the difficulties and potential inconsistencies that arise from the guidance governing those businesses able to reopen or planning to.


Posted on: 9 June 2020

Safe workplaces and the commute to work – how far does section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 go?

On 11 May 2020, the Government published practical Guidance in a bid to encourage workplaces to be made as safe as possible for returning employees during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Posted on: 11 May 2020

‘Loosening the Lockdown in the Workplace’

Grace Cullen looks at the guidelines published today detailing the Government’s plan for lifting the lockdown and what this means in practice for employers and their staff.


Posted on: 11 May 2020

Redundancy and Coronavirus: Picking up the Pieces

Gordon Menzies looks at the effect recent events have had on business and the substantial changes to the nature and size of workforces that may result.



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