Coronavirus – a Free Home Working Policy

Given the rapid changes in the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, it seems likely that companies may be asked/forced by the Government to accommodate home working to contain the spread of infection. Update: on 16th March 2020 Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged …

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Changes to Employment Contracts/Statements of Terms from April 2020

In its Good Work Plan, published in December 2018, the government announced several changes to the scope of section 1 statements in relation to any person starting work on or after 6 April 2020. In summary, the changes are: The …

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Jack’s Law explained – how bereavement leave works

The UK Government have signalled the intrdoduction of ‘Jack’s Law’ – new legal right to paid parental bereavement leave

Parents who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to 2 weeks’ statutory leave.