Laura Thorpe

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Tenants win case against landlord

New Rules for Possession Proceedings

We are currently under an extended stay on possession proceedings and enforcement of possession Orders until 23rd August 2020, due to the current pandemic. It should be noted Possession claims can still be filed with the Court, but no action will be taken and all claims will be placed on […]

Employment law changes April 2020

Employment Law Changes – April 2020

Employers should be aware of changes to employment law that came into force on 6 April 2020. These changes will apply to both new and existing employees so it’s important to understand how they affect your business. Particulars of employment Previously, employers had 2 months to provide written particulars of […]

Redundancy - your rights

Redundancy: your rights explained

If you’re facing redundancy, you have certain legal rights and your employer must follow the rules when making you redundant. In these uncertain times, many workers are concerned about job security. It’s important to note that during the current pandemic your rights have not changed.  This article explains your redundancy […]

Employer guidance - returning to work

Guidance for employers – returning to work

As businesses reopen with the easing of lockdown rules, employers must follow Government guidance on returning to work. It is the employer’s legal responsibility to protect workers and others from risks associated with their health and safety. The Government has provided additional guidance for employers, outlining what they should do […]

Furlough rules explained

Furlough rules for employers and employees

Furlough rules explained for employers and employees With a quarter (7.5 million) of the UK workforce on furlough, both employers and employees must understand the rules of the scheme. Here’s our summary of the furlough rules. What is the furlough scheme? Furlough is a process by which an employee or […]