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Return to the workplace: Making adjustments to the workplace for employees with a disability

As restrictions ease and more people return to work, it is essential that employers continue to ensure the workplace is both safe and free from discrimination for all employees. The Equality Act 2010 (EA 2010) prohibits direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, as well as harassment and victimisation for a number of protected characteristics. Disability is one of these protected characteristics and employees who possess this characteristic have a unique protection under the EA 2010.

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Returning to the office - Vaccine information and Data Protection FAQs

As more and more staff who have been working from home start to return to the office, we've put together some FAQs about vaccine information and data protection.

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Avoiding employee Covid claims

The pandemic has brought a whole host of new issues for employers and employees and we’re likely to see the after-effects of these for some time to come.  Unfortunately, employers are likely to see an increase in claims against them relating to the treatment of employees during the pandemic. 

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The Kickstart Scheme – what employers need to know

Amongst the numerous measures that the Government introduced to combat the impact of the pandemic, the Kickstart Scheme forms part of UK government’s emergency economic recovery package, “A plan for jobs” and was announced last September. The scheme will fund six month fixed-term jobs for people on Universal Credit aged 16-24 who are at the highest risk of long-term unemployment. So, what does it involve and what do employers need to do to apply for the scheme?

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FAQs: End of Furlough, Vaccinations and Returning to the Office

As some sense of normalcy begins to return, we have put together some advice on returning to work for employers.

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