Month May 2023

New employment protections for parents and carers

Just two weeks since our last bulletin concerning the government announcement of an Employment Bill we bring news of not one, not two but three new employment laws that will give parents/carers protections. This family friendly legislation which has received Royal Assent includes…

Rosina Hough returns

Rosina Hough has returned to the Curzon Green team after leaving to have a family. Ros is a solicitor specialising in residential property. We are delighted to welcome her back to the fold.

How has Covid-19 affected Employment Tribunal judgments?

The WHO may have recently announced that the Covid-19 virus no longer represents a global health emergency, but the UK Employment Tribunal system isstill hearing cases which have arisen directly from the pandemic. Two key judgments were decided this week; somewhat unsurprisingly the judges’ findings reflect government policy at the time! Furlough and Redundancy Under the Coronavirus Job Retention…

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2023, and the primary focus of this year is ‘anxiety’.  It is important for employers and employees to understand mental health in the context of the workplace and the law surrounding it. Employers have a duty of care which means that they…