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04 Feb 2021 The rise of aggressive tactics against employees

Some employers in sectors badly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are increasingly using aggressive tactics to save money.

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13 Jan 2021 ‘Aggressive’ tactics used to ditch senior execs who are working at home

In Personnel Today, Employment Partner, Simon Gorham highlights how some employers, in sectors that have been badly affected by the pandemic, have resorted to aggressive tactics with the aim of cutting senior executives without proper compensation.

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22 Oct 2020 The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

It may not be the most pressing concern for many employees as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc.

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30 Sep 2020 Executives push for better exit deals post COVID

Senior executives changing roles during coronavirus are having to robustly negotiate service contract terms.

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10 Jul 2020 Are you flexi furlough ready? 10 issues for employers to consider

It is estimated that the furlough scheme is currently subsidising the wages of approximately 9 million employees.

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24 Jun 2020 What’s Next? Changes to the furlough scheme and practical considerations for returning to work

The CJRS (commonly known as the “furlough scheme”) will end on 31 October 2020.

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15 May 2020 What is the position in relation to employees?

You may have already chosen to furlough those employees whose services are not required during the period of forced closure.

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17 Apr 2020 A further update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – the legal framework

On 15 April 2020, a Treasury Direction and updated guidance were issued.

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06 Apr 2020 Update on Furlough Leave: key practical issues

Following the government’s recently announced Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, further (and much needed) guidance has been published.

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25 Mar 2020 Update on Furlough and the Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme

On 20 March 2020, the UK government announced an unprecedented wage guarantee scheme in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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