This article examines a recent case where it was held that the employer could not rely on the ‘reasonable steps’ defence where anti-harassment training provided to employees had become ‘stale’.
As the maritime sector increasingly turns its attention to environmental, social and corporate governance issues, our latest article explores seafarer welfare, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how employers can promote the wellbeing of seafarers.
Members of the Employment and Immigration team will look at the recent and important developments in employment and immigration law in a webinar.
In this article we discuss the UK’s post-Brexit immigration rules and the ways businesses can prepare for the end of free movement.
This article outlines how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), set to remain open until 31 March 2021, supports individuals and businesses who are impacted by disruption caused by coronavirus.
This article explains how the new UK Job Support Scheme (including the most recent updates) coming into force on 1 November 2020 will enable businesses to retain employees on shorter hours.
The UK’s National Minimum Wage (Offshore Employment) (Amendment) Order 2020 came into force on 1 October 2020. In this briefing we explain the main provisions of the new legislation and how the changes will affect maritime employers and seafaring employees.
The UK’s furlough scheme ends on 31 October 2020. From 1 November 2020, the new Job Support Scheme will take effect and continue until the end of April 2021. In this article we summarise the main provisions of the scheme.
Comtrade is a software product business, a services company and a systems integrator focussed on developing hardware and large software storage systems.
Join WFW’s Employment team for an engaging webinar where they will address many of the key concerns currently facing employers as employees return to work.