The National Audit Office, the UK’s public spending watchdog, has criticised the government for failing to safeguard the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme against fraud (...).
As the government designates more and more areas as coronavirus (COVID-19) alert level high, the chancellor has been forced to adjust the Job Support Scheme that he first announced on 24 September 2020. The changes are aimed at those employers who can keep their business open but who are facing a decrease in demand (...).
When making an order for re-engagement, tribunals have to consider whether it is “practicable” for the employer to comply. In Kelly v PGA European Tour, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that it was not practicable for a tribunal to order an employer to re-engage a former employee in whom they genuinely did not have any trust and confidence (...).