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Employment Vision

May 2020

Welcome to our Employment e-Briefings.

These are articles on particular judgments or upcoming changes to employment law that we feel will be most relevant to our clients and their businesses. If you would like to receive a notification whenever we post a new article then please sign up to our mailing list here. We hope you find these articles useful.

Vanessa Bell



Back to the office following Covid-19

Following the Government’s announcement that the lockdown as a result of COVID-19 was to be lifted to allow those that could not work from home to get back to work, guidance has been produced to assist with that return.  Whilst a large number of ... Read more

Coronavirus Employment Matters: Quick Fire Catch Up

The Easter break has hopefully given us all a chance to relax and reflect on the extraordinary times we find ourselves in.  The pace at which the government has sought to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak has, at times, been quite dizzying. As employment ... Read more

In like a lion, out like a….lamb?

Spring equinox is always an exciting time for Employment Lawyers! Not only does it hail the usual changes to statutory payments and Tribunal compensation (which wakes us up, if nothing else) but this year, in particular, we can all celebrate the fact that ... Read more

Covid-19: Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions

As the government introduces further, unprecedented measures to slow the spread of Covid-19, we have compiled responses to some common questions that have been raised by employers in relation to the existing legislation. Once the new measures have been clarified, we will provide further ... Read more

IR35 Update

The government confirmed yesterday that the extension to the off payroll working rules (IR35) to medium and large organisations in the private sector companies will NOT be going ahead on 6 April 2020.  It is to be postponed for a year, until April ... Read more

Parental Bereavement Leave – Eligibility, Entitlement and Notice requirements

The draft regulations to The Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act 2018 have now been laid before parliament. These set out, in detail, the right for parents of children under the age of 18, who die on or after  6 April 2020 to ... Read more

Major forthcoming changes all HR Professionals need know - and essential tips for the perfect preparation!

As the sparkle and fizz of the festive period disappears over the horizon as quickly as the six bottles of prosecco that didn’t make it past Christmas Eve, Prettys’ Employment Team welcomes you to a New Year - and a new e-briefing. Whilst the ... Read more

Vanessa Bell

Partner - Head of Employment Law

e vbell@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298208

Matthew Cole

Employment Partner

e mcole@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298221

Emma Loveday-Hill

Senior Associate

e elovedayhill@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298266

Sheilah Cummins


e scummins@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298226

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