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How does salary sacrifice interact with the auto-enrolment regime?What is salary sacrifice?Salary sacrifice (also called salary exchange) operates by...
31st Jul
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Commercially, for non-public sector—can we still bid for EU contracts in light of Brexit?Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK...
Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 31st Jul
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Can an employer continue to employ a person with leave to enter or remain as the partner of a British citizen or settled person, where they become...
31st Jul
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What are the main options for an overseas company/business that wants to send someone to work in the UK?The options depend on whether your client has...
Produced in partnership with Rose Carey of Speechly Bircham 31st Jul
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Is coronavirus (COVID-19) a reportable disease under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)?The Reporting...
Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 31st Jul
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If a person or business engages an agency worker, are they responsible for ensuring the agency worker complies any restrictions on their right to work...
29th Jul
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When conducting right to work checks—should this be for both workers and employees or just employees?A system of civil and criminal penalties for...
29th Jul
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How do I protect confidential information in the workplace?What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information...
26th Jul
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What are the SRA’s requirements for supervising remote workers?This Q&A considers the requirements for solicitors and law firms regulated by the...
19th Jul
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Should I review my workplace first aid arrangements in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?This Q&A considers whether employers should...
19th Jul
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Is an employer entitled to retain a copy of an employee's DBS certificate and, if so, for how long?Information as to any offence a data subject has...
7th Jul
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In the context of Brexit, what is meant by the ‘transition or implementation period’?The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the...
28th Jun
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Can I still practice EU law if the UK is no longer in the EU?Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before...
28th Jun
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Does an employer have to give a reference for a former employee?The answer to this question depends on the sector in which the employer operates, and...
25th Jun
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What are the implications for trading in goods with the EU27 if the UK trades on World Trade Organization rules in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome in...
25th Jun
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What legal issues should an employer consider before terminating an employee's employment?In most cases, once an employer has decided that he no...
24th Jun
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When should an employer ask a prospective employee/worker if he has the right to work in the UK?Scope of this answerThis answer covers:•the need to...
7th Jun

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