The Carnegie UK Trust, which seeks to improve people’s wellbeing, is urging the government to pay more attention to the implications of the current health pandemic on the future of jobs, particularly for the most disadvantaged (...).
On 31 October 2020, the very day that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was due to end, the government announced it would be extended to provide support to employers and workers during the further lockdown. It also announced an extension to the Self Employment Income Support Scheme. We look at the extensions to both schemes (...).
When deciding whether a dismissal is fair or unfair, the law states that it must “be determined in accordance with equity and the substantial merits of the case”. In K v L, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a school was not entitled to dismiss a teacher accused of downloading indecent images based on “unknown risks”, but rather it had to base its decision on the evidence available to it (...).