Whistleblowing appears to have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic. Protect, the UK whistleblowing charity, reported a 20% increase in calls to their advice line during 2020, with cases in June 2020 up 74% on June 2019 with many COVID-19-related concerns.
In this article, our Partner Beth Hale and Associate Harriet Riddick discuss some of the key legal and practical issues for employers to consider when implementing or reviewing claw-back provisions in the compensation contracts of senior executives.
What does the Brexit Trade Deal mean for Legal Services?
December 18th, 2020 by Stuart Smith
Brexit and the Legal Services Sector: Count Down to the End of the Transition Period
December 2nd, 2020 by Stuart Smith
The Key Considerations for Professional Services Firms Contemplating a Demerger
World Mental Health Day was on 10 October 2020. In recent years, mental health has been an issue which has been rising up the agenda of employers. However, the events of 2020 and the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic have shone a spotlight on mental health issues and presented an unprecedented challenge to people and […]
September 30th, 2020 by Marketing
Inclusive Employers (“IE”) is a membership organisation for “employers who want to build inclusive workplaces”, which they define as “workplaces where all employees are valued and contribute towards the success of the organisation”. For 2020’s National Inclusion Week, running from 28 September to 4 October, IE has developed the theme “Each One, Reach One.” This week sets out to celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms.
For many people, the way they work may never be quite the same again.
As the furlough scheme winds down and the coronavirus pandemic continues to bite into the UK economy, redundancies are increasingly in the headlines. According to recently published research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Adecco1, one in three UK organisations expect to make redundancies in the third quarter of 2020, reflecting a […]
Mergers in the Time of Coronavirus Part 2: The Employment Issues