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  • Jason McKenzie

    Ready to settle?

    Settlement agreements, formerly known as ‘compromise agreements’, are a special type of legally binding contract entered into between an employer and employee, shortly before termination of employment.

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    Jason McKenzie

    In need of a change?

    An important, but sometimes overlooked, contract provision relates to ‘change control’. It is usually more prescriptive than a general ‘variation’ clause that requires variations to be in writing and signed by the parties.

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    Alessio Pellegrini

    Employment Law Update (Feb 2021)

    The UK’s vaccination programme is the way out of the pandemic although of course social distancing, mask wearing, and PPE are going to be with us for some time yet. But what about employees who refuse to be vaccinated and their refusal is not based on valid medical grounds?

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    Jason McKenzie

    Considering a Contractor

    The distinction between a ‘contractor’ and ‘employee’ is not always clear-cut and has caused much case law over the years. A further complication is the additional category of ‘worker’.

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    Jason McKenzie

    Finalising Furlough

    Changes to government support from 1 November 2020 The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is due to end on 31 October 2020. Understandably,

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    Jason McKenzie

    Talking Terms

    An employee’s terms of employment are bound to change in numerous ways during their employment. The most obvious examples include pay rises (annual

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    Alessio Pellegrini

    Recognising New Rights

    Earlier this year, the government introduced a swathe of changes to employment rights in this country. Many of these emanated from a document

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