Settlement or compromise agreements

One of the hardest aspects of the whole Covid-19 period is the long shadow it has cast over so many businesses and livelihoods. Without wishing to sound too pessimistic, unless the Chancellor can find a suitable carry-forward arrangement to protect jobs when the furlough scheme expires at the end of October 2020, we could well […]

Q&A: The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

KWW Solicitors’ employment law specialist John Lennon answers the most common questions about the Government’s key financial support measure for PAYE employees. Please note, this article is for general information only. It does not constitute professional advice which may or may not apply to your specific circumstances. Neither John nor KWW Solicitors are responsible for […]

Guidance for employers regarding Covid-19

With more cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) being reported in the UK each day, employers will be wondering how to handle the issue, especially as they may need to react fast if a situation develops in the workplace or if there are concerns about the health of a particular employee. John Lennon, employment law specialist at […]

Non-compete clauses: Ruling boost

A UK Supreme Court decision will give comfort to employers looking to enforce contractual clauses that restrict employees from leaving to work for their competitors, says our dispute resolution specialist John Lennon. So-called ‘non-compete clauses’ can be vital in preventing key staff from damaging a business immediately after they leave, for example by bringing a […]