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4 May, 2020 Open access

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme must not end ‘at a cliff-edge’, says TUC as it sets out recommendations to help UK transition out of lockdown

Job Guarantee Scheme for those who lose their jobs would help prevent the coronavirus pandemic being followed by a major unemployment crisis, says General Secretary

1 May, 2020

30 April, 2020

30 April, 2020

29 April, 2020

Law Commission calls for increased powers for employment tribunals to help protect workers

New report on the jurisdiction of employment tribunals highlights that 'unsatisfactory gaps' can lead to claimants having to bring proceedings in the civil court as well

28 April, 2020 Open access

Access to justice and advice sector organisations call for temporary extension of time limit for making harassment or discrimination employment tribunal claims

Joint letter to Lord Chancellor seeks extension of time limit from three to six months to protect access to justice during the coronavirus outbreak

27 April, 2020

24 April, 2020 Open access

More than a quarter of workers were furloughed in first two weeks of the coronavirus lockdown

Analysis by the Office for National Statistics provides indication, based on a survey of employers, of the impact that COVID-19 is having on the labour market

24 April, 2020

Employment Tribunals President issues new Practice Direction on vulnerable parties and witnesses

Principal purpose of guidance is to focus attention of Employment Tribunal judges and members, parties, witnesses and representatives on the issue of however vulnerability might arise or appear

24 April, 2020 Open access

HMRC issues guidance to employers on reporting payments made under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme through the RTI system

New guidance sets out how and when employers should report payments in range of different circumstances

22 April, 2020 Open access

20 April, 2020

14 April, 2020 Open access

9 April, 2020 Open access

1 April, 2020

1 April, 2020

1 April, 2020 Open access

Low Pay Commission warns that ‘emergency brake’ may need to be applied to national living wage as a result of coronavirus outbreak

Commission to monitor labour markets and any 'emerging risks', before making recommendations on 2021 rates in the autumn

31 March, 2020 Open access

Government and businesses must do more to support workers through the coronavirus crisis, says Select Committee

Business Committee's call for action responds to evidence of workers' concerns that include insufficient social distancing, protective equipment and safety measures in the workplace