New Compensation Limits applying from 6 April 2020

The limit on a ‘week’s pay’ and the various maximum employment tribunal awards will increase from 6 April 2020. The  Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2020 brings in the following changes: The maximum amount of a ‘week’s pay’ – used to calculate statutory...

March 2020 Budget Update for Employers

Statutory Sick Pay for Coronavirus (COVID-19) The government has confirmed that it will temporarily extend SSP to cover: individuals who are unable to work because they are following  guidance published by Public Health England, NHS Scotland or Public Health Wales to...
Supreme Court rules for the employer

Supreme Court rules for the employer

The UK Supreme Court has enhanced employers’ ability to enforce contractual clauses that restrict employees from leaving to work with competitors. Such clauses are often known as non-compete clauses. They can be vital to prevent key staff from damaging a business...