Furlough update

Significant changes to the Government’s furlough scheme are due to come into effect on 1 July and cover the period until it closes on 31 October. Flexible furlough Flexible furloughing is available from 1 July. It is open to staff who had been furloughed on or before 30 June. In practice that means that the…

Law Commission report on employment tribunals reform

The Law Commission has published its report into Employment Law Hearing Structures and made some significant and, in my view very sensible proposals. The report runs to 212 pages so I’ll just highlight a few of the key points, which I think would be welcomed by employment law practitioners and tribunal users alike. Time limits…