Coronavirus (COVID-19) news—employment & immigration
Coronavirus (COVID-19) news—employment & immigration

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) news—employment & immigration
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) news—employment & immigration

This table contains an archive of News Analysis on coronavirus (COVID-19) and coronavirus developments that relate to employment and immigration.

June 2021

DateNews AnalysisBrief description of News Analysis
18 June 2021Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Home Office updates guidance on right to work checks LNB News 18/06/2021 39The Home Office has published updated guidance for employers carrying out right to work checks during the coronavirus (COVID–19) pandemic. It extends the concession permitting employers to carry out a manual right to work check using video conferencing and copies of supporting documents to 31 August 2021 (previously 20 June 2021). This aligns with the government's decision to delay the relaxation of lockdown measures until at least 19 July 2021.
17 June 2021Guidance updated to extend visa concession to end of 2021 amid coronavirus (COVID-19) LNB News 17/06/2021 115The Home Office has updated its guidance webpage 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents'. The concession permitting individuals to attend a visa application centre in another country to submit their application and biometric information (if their visa application centre is closed due to coronavirus restrictions) has been extended to 31 December 2021.
14 June 2021Employee who asked to be furloughed because of fears about COVID-19 was not unfairly dismissed (Accattatis v Fortuna Group (London)) Employment tribunals are starting to determine a steady stream of COVID-19 related claims commenced

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