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EAT judgment provides clarity on agency workers rights

EAT judgment provides clarity on agency workers rights

Agency workers’ rights have been clarified through a judgment by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). The wide ranging judgment, looked at the proper scope of rights accrued under the Agency Workers Regulations…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended

A further extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been announced by the Government. On 17 December 2020, the Chancellor announced the scheme will run until 30 April 2021. This means the…

COVID-19 impact - delays in diagnosis of cancer

COVID-19 impact - delays in diagnosis of cancer

Clinical negligence specialists have warned COVID-19 continues to disrupt the early diagnosis of cancer in the population. Research by a number of organisations this year has shown that potential patients have…

Brexit Update - 16th December 2020

Brexit Update - 16th December 2020

Wake Smith chairman John Baddeley looks at the latest Brexit news… The Brexit negotiating process continues to rumble on as parties on both sides drag the debate into the final days of December, rolling over…

Brexit Update - 19th November 2020

Brexit Update - 19th November 2020

Wake Smith chairman John Baddeley looks at the latest Brexit news… With the time-frame for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union rapidly diminishing, the one certainty for businesses is that there is no…