Updated to reflect government guidance on the transfer of personal data into the UK after the Brexit transition period.
Updated to include a reference to Chell v Tarmac Cement and Lime Ltd, in which the High Court considered the employer's vicarious liability for an employee's actions.
Updated to include information on Glasgow City Council v Johnstone and another, concerning the employment status of foster carers.
Updated to include information on the public-sector exit payment cap, which comes into force on 4 November 2020.
Updated to reflect that the temporary dispensation on the minimum pension age where an individual undertakes work related to coronavirus, expires on 1 November 2020.
Updated to include information about the expanded Job Support Scheme for businesses that are required to close due to coronavirus-related restrictions.
Updated to reflect that the student visa replaced the tier 4 (general) visa from 5 October 2020.
Under review in relation to changes to employment tribunal procedure, including the relaxation of various rules to reduce tribunal backlogs by cutting down on bureaucracy and facilitating remote hearings.
Updated to include information on the forthcoming change to the early conciliation procedure, which alters the length of the prescribed period for conciliation via Acas.
Updated to include information about the Government's proposals to reform the rules on rehabilitation periods, announced on 16 September 2020.