Following the introduction of furlough leave to the UK in March, the Government has now introduced more flexibility to the scheme - allowing employees on furlough leave to be brought back into work part-time from July 1st.
Before the coronavirus pandemic, it is very unlikely that the average employee in the UK would have known what ‘being furloughed’ meant. ‘Furlough’ itself was predominantly an American term, until the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme introduced the concept of ‘furlough leave’ to the United Kingdom.
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The Covid-19 global pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty amongst workers whose employers are severely impacted by the outbreak.
The government announced a number of measures to support employers during the uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus pandemic and reduce job losses.
Uncertainty, lack of demand and enforced business closures following the UK outbreak of Coronavirus has left businesses with some hard decisions to make.
The Government announcement that essentially put the UK in lockdown shook many businesses.
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The employment tribunal in a recent case has held that veganism is a philosophical belief and therefore attracts the protection of the Equality Act 2010.
At this time of year, especially in retail, hospitality and delivery services, it’s less ‘Deck the Halls’ and more ‘All Hands on Deck’.