Coronavirus and employment law - latest news
11th January 2021
With news that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended to 30 April 2021, employers would be wise to check the updated guidance on Gov.UK with regards to the current furlough arrangements and who can be included within the scheme.
Late last week, and following the announcement of a third national lockdown, the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England and Wales and Scotland confirmed that practitioners should assume for the time being that any hearing currently scheduled to be in person or by hybrid (in person/CVP) will take place as planned unless the parties hear from the relevant regional office. However, the message stressed that the aim would be for physical attendance to be the exception and only where necessary in the interests of justice. Finally, remote attendance will be facilitated as often as possible.
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