July 2020

Cyber risks of remote working

By | July 1st, 2020|employers|

Keep remote workers secure 1, July, 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in unprecedented workplace changes. While the UK is on lockdown, employers have had to make necessary adjustments to allow staff to work from home. Perhaps there will be a lasting shift towards home working - the AApredicts a permanent reduction in the demand [...]

May 2020

Returning to Work

By | May 14th, 2020|covid-19, employers, General|

Coming Back After COVID-19 14, May, 2020 COVID-19 has caused many businesses to shut down or transition their employees to work from home, disrupting daily work life for many.  As stay-at-home regulations are scaled back and all businesses are allowed to resume as normal, your employees will be asked to come back to work. While [...]

April 2020

Employer considerations during COVID-19

By | April 14th, 2020|covid-19, employers|

Employer's Liability 04, May, 2020 COVID-19 raises a number of liability concerns, particularly if employees are affected due to a business’ negligence. Our employees are the lifeblood of our businesses and ensuring that their welfare is looked after is critical to business continuation and moving things on post lockdown. Kennedys Solicitors have provided a comprehensive [...]

Looking After Furloughed Employees

By | April 30th, 2020|employers|

Workforce on hold 04, May, 2020 4 Million British workers have been furloughed during the COVID-19 crisis, with the government expected to pay 80% of the salaries of as much as 6% of the entire population.  Once an employee is furloughed, they are unable to work in a capacity which either makes a profit or [...]

Looking after remote workers

By | April 2nd, 2020|employers|

Working from home during COVID-19 03, May, 2020 As the UK begins to ‘unlock’ it is likely that homeworking will stay in place for some time to come. Employers are responsible for the safety of their employees even if they are working from home. The Health and Safety Executive has created a guide for [...]