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The importance of knowing your redundancy rights during COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, redundancy rates in the UK have skyrocketed, with the Office for National Statistics documenting a record high towards the end of 2020. In the current climate, it is more crucial than ever to understand your redundancy rights and make sure that you are being treated fairly. In this article, we explain what you are entitled to from your employer.

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Employment law and COVID-19 – where are we now in winter 2020?

Restrictions have tightened up again in many parts of Scotland for the second wave of coronavirus; with much of the West under tier 4 restrictions. Undoubtedly, this is going to be a tough winter for many businesses and their employees. Knowing your rights and obligations during these unpredictable times is essential.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: what does it mean for employers?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly impacted businesses in the UK, with whole industries - such as hospitality and travel - almost grounding to a halt, leaving many employers facing tough decisions when it comes to staff retention.

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How can I avoid making redundancies in the coronavirus crisis?

A recent People Management and CIPD survey revealed that a quarter of UK employers expect to make permanent redundancies in response to the coronavirus crisis. At the same time, more than half are predicted to furlough staff members.

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What are my rights to sick pay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK, you might find yourself having to take time off work. During this time, it is important to know your rights to sick pay if you cannot work due to COVID-19.

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