At a time when racial inequality is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, new figures revealing the continuing underrepresentation of black people in senior positions in the UK…
Can an employer require a potentially redundant employee to go through a competitive interview process for an alternative role?
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, some employers will be facing the prospect of reorganising their businesses and making redundancies.
The second phase of the COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) begins on 1 July 2020 and will allow employers to bring furloughed employees back to work on a part-time basis. The Government contributions to the wage costs of furloughed employees will also gradually decrease until the Scheme closes on 31 October 2020.
On 29 May 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) will change between 1 July 2020 and 31 October 2020 when the Scheme will close. There are three key changes: