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COVID-19 – The next chapter for employers

As the stay at home order has been lifted employers will be looking at how they can bring their employees back safely. This will mean reviewing the workplace risk assessments and internal policies and procedures to ensure they are protecting their employees H&S by providing a safe place of work. Employers will have to make decisions about what they ask employees about vaccination status, testing and other protective measure such as mask wearing and how that plays out into conduct policies and managing their data protection obligations.

Our employment lawyers update you on the latest HR legal and practical issues arising from COVID-19.

This interactive discussion includes:

  • Vaccinations and variants; obligations and options
  • Employees’ objections to returning to the office (the dilemma faced by Apple)
  • Implied contractual rights; how long before they become a reality?
  • Mental health issues & disability

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  • 03 October 2023
  • Construction

Proposed Reforms To The Arbitration Act 1996

The Law Commission has published its Final Report (the Report) on proposed reforms to the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act).

  • 27 September 2023
  • Employment

10 top tips for negotiating a redundancy settlement agreement

In today’s financial market, redundancies are unfortunately becoming a reality for many businesses and employees.

  • 22 September 2023
  • Employment

Talking Employment Law: New family friendly rights

In this first podcast in the ‘Talking Employment Law’ series, Lucy Densham Brown and Rebecca Dowle, members of the employment team summarise some of the big new family-friendly Bills that are working their way through parliament.

  • 21 September 2023
  • Immigration

Immigration Fees Surcharge – 04 October 2023

The Government has published details of the previously announced increase to visa and sponsorship fees, with the aim of increasing revenue across a range of immigration and nationality visa pathways and associated services.

  • 20 September 2023
  • Commercial Real Estate

Is your property mixed use? Commercial buyers beware of higher residential SDLT

This article discusses a recent case in which a property buyer calculated the Stamp Duty Land Tax due on the purchase at a lower rate, due to the mixed-use purpose of the property.

  • 19 September 2023
  • Privacy and Data Protection

Organisations’ use of social media: Data protection

Social media applications (or commonly known as ‘apps’) are being developed all the time and we are constantly being introduced to new social media platforms, some of which take almost no time to gain huge popularity.