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Richard Hiron Feb 24,2021
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Lately, we have been delving into some of the employment-related issues that have arisen out of COVID-19.

Today, we are looking at what you might wish to do if an employee is refusing to follow the guidance on coronavirus.

Initial...

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Terry Sharpe Feb 19,2021
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There has been a clear rise in the amount of cases against estates, particularly under the Inheritance (Provision for Families and Dependants) Act 1975, during the global COVID-19 crisis and lockdowns.

The cases involve applicants (who are...

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Richard Hiron Feb 12,2021
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Back in October 2020, we reported on the cap on public sector exit payments.

However, after conducting a review into the application of the 95,000 cap on remuneration that departing public sector employees may receive, the government has ...

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Richard Hiron Feb 09,2021
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Let’s face it: these lockdowns are not really positive from the perspective of mental health in the workplace.

For some, they have led to a drastic reduction in work, whilst other industries are literally booming. Either way, a busin...

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Richard Hiron Feb 02,2021
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Some of those reading this latest and final entry in our redundancy blog will have been through a redundancy process themselves, either as one of the employees unfortunately placed at risk of redundancy or as one of the employees or advisers invol...

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