Our Head of Employment, David Bradley, joined discussions with Rachel Burden on BBC Radio 5 Live this morning to provide his legal expertise on the issues around a 'no jab, no job policy that some employers may wish to introduce.
Employers have recently understandably been focussing on matters relating to the impact of coronavirus and the ongoing Government measures in this regard. However, the Law goes on and therefore we have set out below some other key developments and upcoming dates that employers ought to be aware of.
As it stands the Stamp Duty holiday is to end on 31 March 2021. Many leading experts expect an immediate end to the holiday will lead to a downturn in the property market which has seen somewhat of a boom over the last 6-8 months.
For many victims of domestic abuse, work is a place of respite. However the covid-19 lockdowns have meant victims have had to work from home, or those on furlough have had to stay at home with the abuser.
The government have announced a new, “first-of-its-kind” strategy to protect children from Child Sexual Abuse. This comes ahead of the fourth annual sexual abuse and sexual violence week between 1st and 7th February.