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29 October 2020 Handing back an empty shell of a building did not fulfil a vacant possession break condition

Break rights have proved a fertile source of litigation over the last few years. Courts have consistently required strict compliance with the terms of those rights.

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28 October 2020 Remote mediation – here to stay?

Mediation has long been considered an effective method of alternative dispute resolution. With ‘in-person’ mediations no longer possible, remote or online mediations have risen to the fore.

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28 October 2020 Changes to the Job Support Scheme

The government has now announced further changes to the Job Support Scheme (now renamed the Job Support Scheme Open), with both the percentage of working hours and the employer contribution to unworked hours dropping.

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16 October 2020 The Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020

On 14 October 2020, The Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (the “Regulations”) were made into law and will come into force on 4 November 2020.

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8 October 2020 Employers liability for practical jokes in the workplace

The extent of vicarious liability has been tested by the courts again and this time in relation to employees engaging in horseplay and practical jokes.

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6 October 2020 Government guidance on Higher Education - updated

On 30th September, the government updated its guidance to universities on re-opening their buildings and campuses.

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28 September 2020 Job Support Scheme

The Government has been firm that there will be no extension to the current Job Retention Scheme which is due to end on 31 October. However yesterday saw the announcement of the Job Support Scheme.

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28 September 2020 Coronavirus employer penalties

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020 come into force today. Find out what is says here.

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25 September 2020 Costs in the Employment Tribunal

At a time when Tribunal resources are being increasingly stretched, this case should act as a reminder for both parties.

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23 September 2020 Employment tribunal changes ahead

There is currently a backlog of employment tribunals – with the number of cases being dealt with rising by 26% since March, and expected to continue to rise with the end of the current Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme next month.

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