The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that a new wage support scheme will run between 1 November 2020 and 30 April 2021. In this briefing, we explain what we know so far about the new “Job Support Scheme”
Interim relief granted to dismissed employee who used trade union to lodge grievance about COVID-related wage cut and lack of PPE
Employees who are dismissed because of their trade union membership or activities and/or because they have blown the whistle are able to claim that they have been automatically unfairly dismissed.
With the coronavirus pandemic likely to intensify the backlog of employment tribunal claims, the Government has announced a raft of the changes designed to streamline the conduct of disputes and improve capacity within the tribunal system.
We were warned years ago that a pandemic was on the horizon, and we needed to prepare, but why did those warnings go largely ignored by governments worldwide?