In our June 2021 newsletter we advised of the extended period for the COVID-19 temporary adjusted right to work checks. On the 31 August 2021, this will come to an end.
Many businesses introduced the carry forward from the 2020 entitlement which are to have been used either in 2021 or split between 2021 and 2022.
From today 16 August 2021, the rules regarding the requirement to self-isolate change, which will be welcomed by employers following a huge increase in employees who were “pinged” by the NHS app in recent weeks, causing further disruption to businesses.
As employers are now and have started to return their workforce back to the workplace this has now raised many complex areas for both the employer and employees.
As we come to the end of the week before Freedom day on 19 July, we have some guidance (source gov.uk) that you may wish to share with your staff about staying safe and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Following last night’s Government announcement that the final stage of the roadmap out of COVID comes into effect on 19 July 2021 has been received with mixed responses.
Effective 1 July 2021 there are changes to both the Government Furlough Scheme Grant and the Right to Work in the UK that employers need to be aware of.
On 9 March 2021 we issued our first newsletter on the vaccine and policies to consider as well as understanding that not all employees are able or wish to have the vaccine.
We thought we would share a recent case heard at the ET (Employment Tribunal) and just some reminders on statutory payments that come into effect early April.
Public Health England have issued new guidance for those that are categorised as clinically extremely vulnerable, and they are advising that shielding ends as of 1 April 2021 and aligned to the published roadmap set out by the Government on 22 February 2021.