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EMPLOYMENT BRIEFING - OCTOBER UPDATE

EMPLOYMENT BRIEFING - OCTOBER UPDATE

20th November 2020

Welcome to October's Employment news briefing, providing a summary of some of the recent employment judgements.

EMPLOYMENT BRIEFING - OCTOBER UPDATE

EMPLOYMENT BRIEFING - OCTOBER UPDATE

20th November 2020

Welcome to October's Employment news briefing, providing a summary of some of the recent employment judgements. If you have any questions about any of the topics c
The Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

The Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

18th November 2020

HM Treasury confirmed on 5 November that the U.K. wide CJRS (“the Scheme”) will be extended until March 2021, with a review of the level of contribution
Q&A with an Adopter

Q&A with an Adopter

16th November 2020

What has been the best thing about adopting? Achieving something that I never dreamed was possible. Adoption for same sex couples didn’t become legal until 20
RENEWABLES SEMINAR LOOKS AHEAD TO GREEN RECOVERY

RENEWABLES SEMINAR LOOKS AHEAD TO GREEN RECOVERY

11th November 2020

Our virtual onshore wind seminar is set to bring together some of the country’s leading voices on energy this month, putting the spotlight on “driv
EDINBURGH LAW FIRM ACQUISITION BY WJM

EDINBURGH LAW FIRM ACQUISITION BY WJM

9th November 2020

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has acquired the business of J Gibson Associates Ltd. in Edinburgh. The move comes as founder Jeff Gibson prepares to step dow
Driving the Green Recovery

Driving the Green Recovery

29th October 2020

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the economy. Sectors which have been a bedrock of the Scottish and British economy have been damaged and some changed forever.
Changes to the Job Support Scheme

Changes to the Job Support Scheme

28th October 2020

On 22 October 2020, The government published a Policy Paper which provides additional details in relation to the Job Support Scheme (“the Scheme”), whic
Expenses in the LCIA: Considerations and Traps for the Unwary

Expenses in the LCIA: Considerations and Traps for the Unwary

16th October 2020

Article 28 of the London Court of International Arbitration 2014 Rules sets out the rules the Tribunal will follow when awarding costs. The main principle is the ge
The UK’s new immigration System 2021 – what employers need to know

The UK’s new immigration System 2021 – what employers need to know

14th October 2020

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and, under the UK-EU withdrawal agreement, the Brexit transition period in place will end on 31 December 2020. However, come 1
Employment Briefing - September Update

Employment Briefing - September Update

14th October 2020

Welcome to September's Employment news briefing, providing a summary of some of the recent employment judgements. If you have any questions about any of the topics
Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

12th October 2020

The Chancellor of The Exchequer announced on 9 October 2020 that the Job Support Scheme (see our briefing note published on 24 September 2020 https://www.wjm.co.uk/
Flexibility is the future for city centre offices

Flexibility is the future for city centre offices

9th October 2020

Office-based working seems like a distant memory for many of us, and as the Government continues to encourage ‘non-essential’ office workers to work fro
Scottish business leaders make case for mediation

Scottish business leaders make case for mediation

2nd October 2020

A group of twelve Scottish businesses leaders, organisations and professional advisers have joined forces to campaign for greater use of mediation in dispute resolu
Covid-19 Corporate Update: CIGA 2020 and Virtual AGMs

Covid-19 Corporate Update: CIGA 2020 and Virtual AGMs

2nd October 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) Regulations 2020 came into force on 29 September 2020. The Regula
The Job Support Scheme

The Job Support Scheme

24th September 2020

On 24th September 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer unveiled the latest range of measures to support businesses, employees and the self employed through the win