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Craning Their Necks

Craning Their Necks Key Contact: James Williams Author: Mark Summers Construction’s leaders turn their sights to the post Covid-19 recovery This week the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) – a high-profile organisation which brings together contractors, clients, academics and other key stakeholders in the industry – published its “Roadmap to Recovery”; a detailed set of proposals to guide...
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Mark Alaszewski  The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (‘CJRS’) is entering its final phases and thanks to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement on Friday we now have a better idea of what the scheme will look like until its withdrawal on 31st October 2020. 10 June 2020 – ‘Cut-Off’...
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Requiring Furloughed Employees to Take Annual Leave

Requiring Furloughed Employees to Take Annual Leave Key Contact – Claire Knowles Author –  Adam McGlynn The government has published new guidance on the interaction between annual leave and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). This finally provides an answer to the much-debated question ‘ ‘Can an employer require its workers to use annual leave entitlement while...
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Managing grievances and disciplinary procedures in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

Managing grievances and disciplinary procedures in light of the Coronavirus pandemic Key Contact – Claire Knowles Author – Adam McGlynn The Coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread disruption to businesses across the nation. Many have had to drastically re-evaluate priorities in order to deal with more pressing concerns and ensure their survival. However, disciplinary and grievance procedures are...
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Lockdown restrictions to ease in England

Lockdown restrictions to ease in England Key Contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chris Doherty The Prime Minister Boris Johnson provided an update on Sunday evening on the Government’s proposed changes to lockdown restrictions in England, the first small steps towards reopening the nation after nearly two months of lockdown. The Government’s new message to people in England, “stay...
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