Understanding the COVID 19 Job Retention Scheme

The COVID 19 Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) is designed to support employers retain employees in the face of the considerable challenges presented by the global coronavirus crisis. In this briefing, we consider what the latest guidance means for employers who wish to furlough employees and apply for funding under the Scheme.

TUPE and long-term sickness benefits

TUPE and long-term sickness benefits

A long-term sick employee transferred under TUPE but was denied long-term sickness benefits by both the old and new employers’ PHI insurers. After he was dismissed, he brought claims against the new employer…