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July 29, 2020

Coronavirus Response Phase Two – Training and Apprenticeships Update

Coronavirus Response Phase Two – Training and Apprenticeships Update Key contact: Claire Knowles Author: Adam McGlynn The threat of Coronavirus has caused many to put their career ambitions on hold for the time. Apprentices and professional trainees have found themselves in a particularly uncomfortable position but employees with low workflow, or have been placed on furlough leave,...
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Disability discrimination – impairments and their effects

Disability discrimination – impairments and their effects Key contact: Claire Knowles Author: Rebecca Mahon In order for a claim of disability discrimination to succeed under the Equality Act 2010, the claimant must have: a physical or mental impairment; andthat impairment must have a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day...
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HMRC on the Hunt – Preparing for CJRS Audits

HMRC on the Hunt – Preparing for CJRS Audit Key contact: Claire Knowles Author: Rebecca Mahon The warnings came very early on that the coronavirus job retention scheme (or “furlough scheme”) would be open to abuse. Grants under the scheme were not means tested, there was no requirement to prove that you were in genuine need...
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Remember Brexit? The New Points–Based Immigration System Explained

Remember Brexit? The New Points–Based Immigration System Explained Key contact: Claire Knowles Author: Adam McGlynn On 1 January 2021, the free movement of EU citizens entering the UK will end. EU workers will instead be subject to a modified version of the current ‘Points-Based System’ in virtually the same manner as non-EU citizens coming to work in...
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