After a year of working from home, employees across the UK are getting used to travelling into the office again. No longer is the morning commute a short trip from the bedroom to the kitchen table, home office or garden shed. We’re back in the office two or three days a week and many of […]
Lost work property: Everything you need to know
Don’t get sued! Is your business set up for a post-Covid world?
With lockdown restrictions set to ease from 19 July, it’s important that businesses make sure they’re set up for a post-Covid world and aren’t putting themselves at risk of being taken to court. Here Tom Moyes, a Partner in the Employment team at Blacks Solicitors, discusses everything that business owners should be aware of now […]
GDPR and data protection: What do businesses need to know in the age of COVID?
COVID-19 has caused significant impacts across all aspects of society, however many UK businesses have struggled to navigate these changes. The public health emergency has meant that many organisations are facing staff shortages, limited operating capacity, and acute financial pressures impacting their finances and cash flows. For many businesses the continuation of work has been […]
The legalities of returning to work during the pandemic
Since the coronavirus outbreak was first reported in China, over 185 countries have been infected, which has had a significant international impact. This led to the development of the UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which has been used to furlough around 8.4 million employees. For people who are still working, many have had to begin […]