The following Employment Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Q&A takes account of the HMRC guidance for employers: Claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as at 15 April 2020.
For information on the updates to the HMRC guidance made on 4 April, 9 April and 15 April 2020, see the following News Analysis:
HMRC publishes updated employer and employee guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme
HMRC publishes second update to employer and employee guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme, and
Treasury gives legal effect to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and updates guidance a third time
on how to determine which system of law is applicable to a contract of employment or employment relationship, see Practice Note: Applicable law—which system of law applies to the con
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On 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA Rulebook (Rulebook). The transition from the Handbook to the Rulebook was intended to benefit PRA-authorised firms, to access clearer and more concise rules. Alongside the Rulebook, supervisory statements and statements
What is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract, has been invalidated in some way:•the effect of rescinding a contract is to extinguish it and restore the parties to their pre-contractual positions•the main grounds of
Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a director or to reimbursement of expenses incurred in rendering such services. Power to pay directors remuneration for their services will need to be
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR relevant to cross border matters, including CPR 5.4C (discussed below). For guidance on the impact of Brexit on the CPR, see Cross border
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