Making your workplace COVID-secure
Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of their employees. This duty will be particularly important as employees start to return to work while...

13th May 2020
Government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended By Four Months and How to Bring Employees Off Furlough
By David Reid, Director.   This afternoon, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is being extended...
David Reid
12th May 2020
Key updates for employers in respect of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
By Angela Strzyzewska, Solicitor.   Since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the CJRS) was announced on 26 March 2020 there have been many versions...
Angela Strzyzewska
1st May 2020
Parental Bereavement Leave
By Louise Walker, Associate Director.   Further to our JEL alert of 24 January 2020, last week saw the introduction into UK law of the new employee...
Louise Walker
16th Apr 2020
Legislative Update
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor   In the last week, as the UK’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has placed significant restrictions...
Pauline Hughes
2nd Apr 2020
Postponement of Introduction of changes to IR35
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director   As you may have seen in the news this week, the Government has announced that it is postponing the reforms...
Caroline Cockbain
19th Mar 2020
Budget 2020: Key announcements in respect of coronavirus
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor   On 11 March 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunsak announced his budget for the coming year.  
Pauline Hughes
12th Mar 2020
By Lauren Wilson, Trainee Solicitor.   THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS ALERT WAS ACCURATE AS AT 28 FEBRUARY 2020.   Guidance has...
Lauren Wilson
28th Feb 2020
The Good Work Plan changes coming in to force in April 2020: are your employee contracts compliant?
By Fiona Gorry, Senior Solicitor.   In our last update we advised that, from 6 April 2020, the framework for providing a Statement of Initial Employment...
Fiona Gorry
20th Feb 2020
Forthcoming Introduction of Parental Bereavement Leave
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director.   The government has this week announced that it has laid the draft Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay...
Caroline Cockbain
24th Jan 2020
What to Expect from Employment Law in 2020
By Lauren Wilson, Trainee Solicitor.   As 2020 begins, we take this opportunity to look forward to some of the anticipated and proposed developments...
Lauren Wilson
9th Jan 2020
What changes were made to employment law in 2019?
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   As 2019 draws to a close, we take this opportunity to reflect on some of the employment law developments...
Pauline Hughes
23rd Dec 2019
Festive staff parties – what could go wrong?
By Lauren Wison, Trainee Solicitor   Work-related events, including Christmas or other festive parties, can be considered ‘an extension of the...
Lauren Wilson
12th Dec 2019
Pancreatic Cancer awareness Month
By Gillian Cumming, Senior Solicitor.   Our Charity of the Year for 2019 is Pancreatic Cancer Scotland. November marks Pancreatic Cancer awareness...
Gillian Cumming
31st Oct 2019
Forthcoming IR35 tax legislation changes – how will this affect your business?
By Gillian Cumming, Senior Solicitor.   IR35 is tax legislation which was introduced to address a particular form of tax avoidance whereby individuals...
Gillian Cumming
29th Aug 2019
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