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David Chalmers

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Anya Duncan

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Annika Neukirch

Annika Neukirch

Associate, Employment

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E: annika.neukirch@stronachs.com
Statutory Sick Pay: Fit Notes

Statutory Sick Pay: Fit Notes

Friday 1st July 2022

Statements of fitness for work, also known as ‘fit’ notes, were introduced by the Social Security (Medical Evidence) Regulations and Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) (Amendment) Regulations 2010. Fit notes are...

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ICO Update : C19 : Personal Data

ICO Update : C19 : Personal Data

Wednesday 20th April 2022

The ICO has published updated guidance in relation to data protection now that covid-19 measures are relaxing across the UK. The guidance does not put in place new or additional...

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Statutory Sick Pay: Update

Statutory Sick Pay: Update

Wednesday 6th April 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic led to various amendments to the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) regime, which no longer apply after 25 March 2022. Such amendments were relevant to the definition of...

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Employment Law Fact Card April 2022

Employment Law Fact Card April 2022

Thursday 31st March 2022

During April 2022 there are a  number of employment law changes. Click on the image to access our updated Employment Team Fact Card PDF guide.

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COVID-19 : Statutory Sick Pay

COVID-19 : Statutory Sick Pay

Thursday 6th January 2022

Since March 2020, various amendments have been made to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These amendments are relevant to the:- Definition of incapacity; Payment of SSP; Requirement...

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Statutory Sick Pay : Self-Certification

Statutory Sick Pay : Self-Certification

Friday 17th December 2021

The Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021 (Regulations) come into force today for a time limited period. These Regulations extend the period of self-certification for Statutory Sick Pay from 7...

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Our Opinion - AGCC Bulletin February 2021

Our Opinion - AGCC Bulletin February 202…

Friday 29th January 2021

Interim Relief Annika Neukirch, of our Employment team, features in the latest edition of the Bulletin published by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce and looks at 'interim relief' in relation to...

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National living wage and national minimum wage increases announced for April 2021

National living wage and national minimu…

Friday 27th November 2020

The UK Government has accepted in full the Low Pay Commission's recommended increases to the national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) rates, to apply from 6 April...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Treasury Direction: 13 November 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Treasu…

Monday 16th November 2020

On 13 November 2020, HM Treasury published The Coronavirus Act 2020 Functions of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) Direction. This is the fourth Treasury Direction in...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Guidance on Extended Furlough

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Guidan…

Wednesday 11th November 2020

On 5 November 2020, the Government announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) would be extended until 31 March 2021. On 10 November 2020, guidance regarding the extended scheme...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Scheme Extended until 31 March 2021

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Scheme…

Friday 6th November 2020

On 5 November 2020, the Government announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will now remain open until 31 March 2021. HMRC have issued a policy paper which provides details on: The eligibility...

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Covid-19: Job Support Scheme: Update 22 October 2020

Covid-19: Job Support Scheme: Update 22 …

Friday 23rd October 2020

On 5 November 2020, the Government announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will continue until 31 March 2021. As a result, the Job Support Scheme has now been postponed until...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Job Retention Bonus update

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Job R…

Monday 5th October 2020

CJRS: Job Retention Bonus On 5 November 2020, the Government announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will continue until 31 March 2021. As a result, the Job Retention Bonus will no...

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Covid-19 : Job Support Scheme

Covid-19 : Job Support Scheme

Thursday 24th September 2020

Following the Chancellor’s announcement of the Job Support Scheme earlier today, the government have published a short factsheet (found here) with some further details on how the scheme will operate. The...

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Covid-19 : Return to the Office

Covid-19 : Return to the Office

Saturday 22nd August 2020

With a return to work at the office now on the horizon, businesses and employers are looking at the areas that require consideration for the 'new normal'.  We have collated responses...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Redundancy Payments

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Redun…

Monday 3rd August 2020

On 31 July 2020, The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 came into force. These Regulations ensure that all furloughed employees receive redundancy payments...

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