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What should a financial firm do if an employee goes rogue during lockdown?

It is much harder for regulated firms to ensure that everyone complies with the firm’s internal systems and controls when the entire work force is working from home. So, the risk that an employee will go rogue during lockdown is inevitably much higher...

Working (and not working) from home: post-Easter special - Do's and don'ts for employers and employees

This week, the Fox Williams HRLaw team examines the legal implications of working (and not working) from home and provides guidance for employers and employees on the following issues: An update on the Furlough Scheme Contractual working hours ...

More lockdown advice for employers and the self-employed

More information on the Furlough Scheme, help for the self-employed, emergency volunteering leave, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme and employers’ questions answered. Last week we set out what we knew so far about the recently announced Job...

MAC Recommendations on a New Points Based System Released

On Tuesday the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) released its report on the introduction of a Points Based System (PBS) and salary thresholds after the end of the Brexit transition period. MAC’s report was in response to the...

Just in case you missed it: new Employment Bill!

It was easy to completely miss the detail in the Queen’s Speech, coming as it did between the Conservative's landslide election victory and Christmas. But it's worthwhile taking a closer look, because buried in the small print are...

Where are we now? Brexit & Immigration

The new Government has signalled that major, if not radical, immigration reform will be announced during 2020, to come into force from 2021.  In this article we consider how immigration is affected, take a brief look at the proposals being put forward...

The ongoing Brexit saga and Right to Work Checks

Updated 30 October 2019 The UK is due to leave the EU by 31 January 2020. If however in the unlikely circumstance that the UK leaves the EU in early 2020 without a deal, only EU nationals (references to EU nationals in this article also includes EEA and...

UK Finance Report on the SMCR - Regulatory references and other tricky issues under the spotlight

Employment partner Jane Mann and financial regulatory partner Peter Wright  comment on a new report published by UK Finance. UK Finance, with the assistance of Ashurst, has published a timely report on the effect of the Senior Managers and...

Is your employment advice really "off the record"? - the decision of X v Y, now on the record as Curless v Shell International Limited ("Shell"), in the Court of Appeal on 2 and 3 October is awaited...

Joanna Chatterton and Parissa Torabi of Fox Williams’ employment team, with Patrick Halliday of 11KBW, are acting for Mr Curless in this important case being heard in the Court of Appeal on 2 and 3 of October 2019. The normal rule is...

What about the employees of Thomas Cook?

Can they claim for the debts they are owed following the recent compulsory liquidation? With the sad news that Thomas Cook entered into compulsory liquidation on Monday 23 September 2019, understandably the headlines have focused on the impact of the...
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