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23 10, 2020

Employment Law Update – JSS Open

By |2020-10-23T15:00:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Services|

Employment Law Update - the JSS Open Yesterday, 22 October 2020, the Chancellor announced changes to the original Job Support Scheme (JSS) (further details here) . This scheme will from now be known as the JSS Open. The changes were announced following a very poor response from businesses in Tier 2 who are already suffering from a decline in business [...]

15 10, 2020

Employment Law Update – Job Retention Bonus

By |2020-10-15T16:17:49+01:00October 15th, 2020|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Services|

Employment Law Update – Details on the Job Retention Bonus A new Treasury Direction was published on 1 October 2020, providing further details on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Job Retention) Bonus (the Job Retention Bonus). The Job Retention Bonus The Job Retention Bonus, which is described is an incentive to retain staff, is a one-off taxable bonus of £1,000 [...]

12 10, 2020

Employment Law Update – JSS Extension

By |2020-10-15T11:24:47+01:00October 12th, 2020|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Services|

The Job Support Scheme Extension Ahead of the further coronavirus restrictions which are anticipated to be imposed over the coming winter months, the Chancellor has announced an extension to the Job Support Scheme (JSS) which is set to start on 1 November 2020. The JSS will be replacing the existing furlough scheme, further details of [...]

7 10, 2020

Employment law update – JSS

By |2020-10-15T09:53:36+01:00October 7th, 2020|Employment, Sectors, Services|

Employment law update - Job Support Scheme What is the Job Support Scheme? The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), otherwise known as the “furlough scheme” will end on 31 October 2020 and will be replaced by the new Job Support Scheme (JSS), which will start on 1 November 2020 and continue until the end of April 2021. JSS is intended [...]

1 10, 2020

Legal 500 2021 rankings announced

By |2020-10-02T18:31:37+01:00October 1st, 2020|About Us, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Our People, Services|

Teacher Stern has been recommended as a top-tier firm with an elite Leading Lawyer in the Legal 500 2021 Teacher Stern is delighted to be recommended as a top-tier firm in 5 practice areas in The Legal 500 UK 2021 edition. The team are also celebrating Martine Nathan’s listing as a leading individual in the elite Leading Lawyers group. Martine [...]

18 05, 2020

COVID-19 Secure Guidance: Keeping workplaces safe

By |2020-06-25T15:11:00+01:00May 18th, 2020|Employment, Sectors|

COVID-19 Secure Guidance: Keeping workplaces safe Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on 10 May 2020 modifying certain lockdown restrictions, the Government has now published new guidance on how employers can ensure that their workplaces are as safe as possible. This Q&A will provide a brief summary of the new ‘COVID-19 Secure’ guidance and take a look at the [...]

1 05, 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What are the Rules?

By |2020-05-01T12:41:17+01:00May 1st, 2020|Employment|

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - What are the Rules? This guidance is dated 30 April 2020. It summarises the provisions of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme), first announced by the Government on 20 March 2020. The Scheme has been live since 20 April and enables all UK employers to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary [...]

19 03, 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) guidance for employers – a Q&A

By |2020-03-19T09:05:59+00:00March 19th, 2020|Employment, Services|

The Government has promised help specifically to preserve jobs, and has urged employers not to rush into decisions. Nonetheless employers will be feeling the pressure to act quickly. This Q&A deals with the law as it stands but we are expecting changes to be announced soon. This Q&A is a guideline and does not constitute legal advice. The guidance provided [...]

10 03, 2020

How employers should deal with COVID-19 (coronavirus)

By |2020-03-10T12:47:11+00:00March 10th, 2020|Employment, Services|

The coronavirus outbreak has raised multiple employment law questions regarding the health &  safety of employees in the workplace, flexible working arrangements, managing absences and handling the outbreak in a way that does not give rise to discrimination issues. We have set out below some steps that employers should consider taking in relation to protecting their staff and visitors from [...]

18 12, 2018

Teacher Stern advises shareholders of Blue Latitude Health on a sale

By |2018-12-18T10:10:53+00:00December 18th, 2018|Corporate, Employment|

Teacher Stern LLP has advised on the sale of the entire share capital of Blue Latitude Network Limited (trading as Blue Latitude Health), a healthcare marketing consultancy communications company, to Fishawack Creative Limited, a global medical communications and medical marketing organisation. The transaction included the sale of the US subsidiary, Blue Latitude Inc. to Fishawack Midco US Holdings LLC, complex [...]

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