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Apr
23
2020

Furlough Guidance Update as the Claims Portal Opens
#Employment #Podcasts and Webinars

The government appears to have a habit of changing and adapting its Coronavirus Job Retentions Scheme (better known as the Furlough Scheme) almost daily. ...

Apr
20
2020

What is a Sponsor licence and why should you apply for one now? Part 1
#Immigration

The UK Government strictly regulates the immigration of migrant workers to the UK. As a part of its immigration system, it requires companies to have a sponsor licence before they can sponsor non-EU employees......

Apr
17
2020

Going global
#Clarkslegal #Corporate #Commercial #Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

The Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) sector is vital to building long term economic resilience everywhere, in developed and emerging markets....

Apr
17
2020

How will the Coronavirus affect my break rights?
#Real Estate

A commercial lease may include a ‘break clause’ allowing either the landlord or the tenant to terminate the lease early. The right to break may arise on one or more specified dates or it may operate on a rolling basis during the term......

Apr
16
2020

Furlough Update: Government change calculation date to 19th March
#Employment #Podcasts and Webinars

There has been a total of four iterations of the Government’s guidance surrounding its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme......

Apr
16
2020

Sexual Orientation Discrimination – Engineer awarded £175,000 at Tribunal
#Employment

In Allen v Paradigm Precision Burnley Ltd and Carl Wheeler 2020, the claimant made enquiries about taking adoption leave as he and his husband wanted to start a family......

Apr
16
2020

Recovery to a new world
#Environment

It is unnecessary to detail the extent of the devastating economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. They are plain to see across most of the world. Huge numbers are traumatised not only by the appalling global illness and death but also by fear of a very uncertain future. ...

Apr
15
2020

Government publishes further guidance on the ‘new points-based system’ for 2021
#Immigration

The UK government has published further guidance on the ‘new points-based immigration system for 2021’. The guidance re-iterates that all non-UK nationals arriving after 1 January 2021, will require sponsorship......

Apr
14
2020

HMRC provides further guidance on furloughing migrant workers
#Immigration

The HMRC has provided further guidance on furloughing migrant workers......

Apr
08
2020

April Changes
#Employment

With everything else that’s going on at the moment it is easy to forget about the employment law changes which came into force in April. As a reminder, here are some of the key changes:...

Apr
08
2020

Updated coronavirus guidance: apprenticeships and annual leave during furlough
#Employment

Yesterday evening, the government provided updated guidance on apprenticeships in relation to furlough...

Apr
08
2020

Updated Government Guidance on Furlough
#Employment

This weekend the government provided updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme......

Apr
07
2020

How to sponsor overseas workers
#Immigration

A business will usually consider sponsoring overseas workers when they require a particular skill for their business that cannot be sourced in the UK. ...

Apr
06
2020

Can you furlough Tier 2 workers?
#Immigration

Employers who are also licenced sponsors, have numerous staff on Tier 2 visas. Following the Government’s announcement of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, employers have been unsure on whether they can furlough Tier 2 workers. We tackle this question in this article....

Apr
06
2020

Should this be a period of pain-sharing for landlords and tenants?
#Real Estate

For retail occupiers, the coronavirus pandemic could not have come at a worse time. Although the government’s extension of the three-month ‘forfeiture moratorium’ to......

Apr
03
2020

Wellbeing in a strange new world
#Employment

Covid-19 has changed at lot about how we work. After the Government’s announcement that those who could work from home should now do so, many employers have seen a rapid shift in how, and where, its employees carry out their roles......

Apr
02
2020

UPDATE: extension to file your company accounts
#Commercial #Corporate

This update applies to both limited companies and limited liability partnerships (LLP’s)....

Apr
01
2020

Take a deep breath! Managing stress in the workplace
#Employment

April 2020 is Stress Awareness Month. Employers should pay attention to how they can best look out for their employees in the workplace particularly during these times of global crisis and alternative working arrangements. ...

Apr
01
2020

Caution and Integrity when Furloughing Employees
#Employment

The new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is timely and vital. Without the ability to place employees on furlough leave with government supported wages, hundreds of thousands more jobs and businesses would have been lost permanently....

Apr
01
2020

Citizenship ceremonies on hold
#Immigration

Once a citizenship application has been granted, an applicant usually has 3 months to book their citizenship ceremony. However, in light of Covid-19 as ceremonies are put on hold,......

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