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Coronavirus Outbreak
Health
CG Professional

Coronavirus Guidance For Employers

Our current advice on dealing with the risk of coronavirus to employees: 1) Employees who have been to any of the “lockdown areas”  in the last 14 days to self-quarantine and call NHS 111. 2) Employees who have been to any

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James Lock | CG Professional
Legal
CG Professional

Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay/Jack’s Law

James Lock, Trainee Solicitor at CG Professional. New Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay regulations will come into force on 6 April 2020. What leave can be taken? Parents who lose a child under 18 are entitled to 2 weeks’ statutory

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Health
CG Professional

The Vegan Decision | CG Professional

Jordi Casamitjana was dismissed by his employer, the League Against Cruel Sports, after he had raised concerns that its pension fund was being invested in firms involved with animal testing. Casamitjana claims he was unfairly dismissed due to his ethical

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National Wage
Wages
CG Professional

Employment Law Changes in April 2020

Happy New Year! Please see the below updates regarding important upcoming changes to employment law. National Minimum Wage From April 2020, the government has said it will increase the official minimum wage to the following: Age Current Hourly Rate New Hourly

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Julie Duane | CG Professional
Employment Law
CG Professional

IR35: HMRC and the BBC

Julie Duane, Legal Counsel at CG Professional. From April 2020 the private sector will face greater challenges in terms of IR35. Although this comes with its own complexities what has become prevalent is that HMRC are looking to crack down

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Julie Dunane CG Professional
General
CG Professional

Whistleblowing; Is It In The Public Interest?

Julie Duane, Legal Counsel at CG Professional. In the recent case of Okwu v Rise Community Action (A company limited by guarantee) UKEAT/0082/19/00 a Tribunal was tasked with assessing whether a disclosure made by the Claimant was deemed to be

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Legal
CG Professional

Can I Deduct Monies From an Employee’s Wages?

Julie Duane, Legal Counsel at CG Professional. Employers are often left with the question of whether they can recover monies from an employee when an employee has caused damage or negligence to company property. This article seeks to explore the

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