Vaccination policies – what you need to know

Vaccination policies – what you need to know

As the UK continues its Covid-19 vaccination programme, employers need to consider what the legal implications are of insisting their staff are protected. Six months into the vaccination programme, the Government has still to publish any guidance on how employers...
Is Long COVID a disability?

Is Long COVID a disability?

Employers may need to consider treating those with ‘long Covid’ as if they have a disability in order to avoid falling into an unfair dismissal or discrimination claim. How long do COVID symptoms last? For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that...
National Minimum Wage 2021

National Minimum Wage 2021

Further to the budget announcements , the changes to rates of the  National Minimum Wage (NMW) have been confirmed for April 2021. These are in line with the recommendations that were made by the Low Pay Commission. They are as follows: Current rate   From April 2021...
We are recruiting

We are recruiting

We are  recruiting for an administrator to join us whilst working towards a Business Administration level 3 or 4 qualification with Wiltshire College.   Main Job Activities Answering, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls, take messages, making...
Interim relief from dismisal

Interim relief from dismisal

The law recognises that some claims to an employment tribunal must be dealt with quickly if there is to be an effective remedy for the claimant. This is called an “interim relief” application. Interim relief can be used by employees who have been dismissed...
Covert surveillance and unfair dismissal

Covert surveillance and unfair dismissal

It is common to hear stories of employees complaining about their employers having surveillance on them. It is less heard of however for employees to try to keep a secret eye on what their employer is doing. This was the case in Northbay Pelagic Ltd v Anderson. After...