Covid 19 & Statutory Sick Pay

Content in this guide: • Current position • Government considering • What about company sick pay? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that those in self-isolation on medical advice should be treated as on sick leave and may be eligible for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). This may raise questions for some of you and we…

Whistleblowing

An employee does not need two years’ service to claim unfair dismissal if the reason for the dismissal is that he or she has made a public interest disclosure. One of the difficulties for employers is that an employee who makes disclosures of alleged wrongdoing may also be a difficult colleague to work with  –…

TUPE

The transfer of employment as a result of a TUPE transfer is an automatic process. When a TUPE transfer takes place, all of the employees assigned to the relevant part of the undertaking automatically transfer to the new employer. This can cause difficulties if the parties wrongly believe that an individual is not covered by…