In this latest edition of our ‘Need To Know’ employment and HR newsletter, we look at the the use of remote hearings in the Employment Tribunal; Proportionality in disability discrimination claims; what the four-day working week means for employers and much more.
Our key articles this month:
- Is the use of remote hearings in the Employment Tribunal here to stay?
- The four-day working week – a worthwhile experiment for employers?
- Judd v Cabinet Office: Proportionality in disability discrimination claims
- A director/shareholder was not a worker or an employee. Bradley Rainford v Dorset Aquatics Limited
- Driver franchisees were not employees or workers as there was a genuine right of substitution in the contract. Stojsavljevic and another v DPD Group UK Limited
- The self-isolation period for individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 has been reduced from seven days to five days if the individual has received two negative lateral flow tests day five and day six. Government Guidance on Self-isolation for People with Coronavirus
- New regulations, which come into force on 6 April 2022, will extend an employer’s duty to provide suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) where there is a health and safety risk to workers. PPE Regulations 2022
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