Remote working from overseas: the top 5 issues for Employers
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented numbers of employees working from home and some employees may even have chosen to work remotely from overseas.
Employees may think that their location doesn’t really matter, however, it may in fact result in a legal headache for their employer. In this week’s article Jessica Clough and Barry Stanton take a look at the legal implications for employers of having employees working for them from abroad.
Business Interruption Insurance and the Supreme Court
Many businesses take out business interruption insurance each year to protect them in the event that their business operations are interrupted. The coronavirus pandemic has caused business disruption across the country in a manner which is unprecedented. Unsurprisingly many businesses which had taken out interruption insurance have sought to rely on the cover when making a claim.
Since the first COVID-19 vaccine outside of trials was administered in the UK on 8 December 2020, the vaccination programme has continued at pace, with 15% of the UK population having received at least one dose as of 2 February 2021. Would requiring the vaccination, of staff and/or customers, be justified and what are the legal risks?
A Shot in the Arm - Can Leisure and Hospitality require a vaccine to access their services?
Since the first COVID-19 vaccine outside of trials was administered in the UK on 8 December 2020, the vaccination programme has continued at pace, with 15% of the UK population having received at least one dose as of 2 February 2021.
The Gender Pay Gap is the difference in the average pay of men and women across the labour market. According to the Office for National Statistics, in 2019 women were paid on average 17.9% less than men.
Home schooling for working parents - options for employers and employees
Working parents are yet again having to cope with juggling home schooling and working during the latest coronavirus lockdown. What options do employers and employees have? And how can employers support their employees in create a working balance?
Lockdown 3.0 and the Job Retention Scheme – New Year, new issues for employers
A new lockdown for England has been announced and the Job Retention Scheme (JRS#2) has been extended until 30 April 2021- Emma O’Connor, Head of Training, asks what does the new lockdown measures mean for businesses as we start 2021?