March 2021 - uneartHReality
No Jab, No Job?

No Jab, No Job?

Is it lawful to have a ‘no jab, no job’ policy and will it be fair to dismiss employees who refuse to be vaccinated? It would be easier to make it a condition of employment for new starters by making it a contractual term if you have a sound business reason and it is...
My Whole Self Day – 18 March 2021

My Whole Self Day – 18 March 2021

I am proud to be supporting My Whole Self, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England’s campaign for workplace culture change. In 2021 we shouldn’t feel like we have to leave parts of our identity behind – be that our cultural or ethnic background, gender identity,...
Covid Testing in the Workplace

Covid Testing in the Workplace

The Government have now announced that workplace COVID-19 testing is available to all businesses, including those with less than 50 employees.  The recent press release can be found by clicking here.  Businesses are encouraged to register by 31 March 2021 to access...
Updates To The Furlough Scheme

Updates To The Furlough Scheme

Following the budget the furlough guidance has been updated as below: Furlough updatethe furlough guidance has been updated as follows: Contributions for the changes from July are laid out here: CHANGES FROM JULY Dates when furlough claims must be submitted by are...
IR35 – What do you need to know?

IR35 – What do you need to know?

You will no doubt have heard about the IR35 “off payroll” working rules, which were originally due to be implemented in April 2020 but there were then delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic to 6th April 2021. What is IR35? IR35 is the UKs tax avoidance regulations aimed...